Saint-Jean funicular

The Saint-Jean – Saint-Just line

Data sheet

Administrative
Station LYON
Firm number 690003
Category FUN-Funiculaire
Name Fourvière
Opening year 1970
Last refurbishment year 1970
Operator TCL
Main manufacturer VON ROLL
Authorized up traffic 1400 p/h
Authorized down traffic 1400 p/h
Uphill operating speed 4.5 m/s
Downhill operating speed 4.5 m/s
Technical
Altitude difference 116.0 m
Lower station elevation 171 m
Upper station elevation 287 m
Developed lenght 421.0 m
Horizontal length
Spacing
Maximum gradient (%) 31 %
Average gradient
Theoretical operating speed 4.5 m/s
Theroretical up traffic 1400 p/h
Theoretical down  traffic 1400 p/h
Motor cab position Uphill
Cable
Installation year 2006 (origine 2006)
Function Continuous traction
Position
Manufacturer TREFILEUROPE
Ultimate strength (UTS) 49681.0 DecaN
Diameter 27.0 mm
Electrical
Main engine type Continuous
Engine power 124.0 kW