O Funicular de Viseu-Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky
N 40° 39.640 W 007° 54.710
29T E 591985 N 4501658
Quick Description: The funicular of Viseu is a means of transport by rail and cable, electric traction in the center of the city of Viseu, Portugal.
Location: Viseu, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/25/2010 3:55:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMACBZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
Views: 16

Long Description:
In operation since September 25, 2009, connects the Fair S. See Matthew to a distance of 400 meters, winning a maximum slope of 16% (64 m head). The funicular has the peculiarity of using a route shared with cars and pedestrians on Bridge Street in Pau, Rua Serpa Pinto , Causeway Street and Viriato Silva Gaio.

The doubles line to the intersection of two coaches at Rua do Pau da Ponte, between the junctions with Rua Rua Serpa Pinto and D. José da Cruz Moreira Pinto, where there are traffic lights to stop traffic.
Each of the two coaches have a capacity for 50 passengers.

The opening is scheduled for March 2009, then to to August, and finally to September 9, 2009. Finally came into operation on 25 September 2009.
The construction consortium and Construction Abrantina Efacec was the last work ViseuPolis society, estimated to cost 5.19 M €.

the initial coordinates are the lowest point.
Seasonal?: Open All Year

Funicular's Official Website: [Web Link]

Length of Track: 400 meters

Angle of Incline: 16%

Elevation: 64 meters

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