STEEPEST FUNICULAR IN THE WORLD
A mammoth project: Since December, 2017, the world's steepest funicular has been traveling from Schwyz to the heart of the mountain village of Stoos.
110% = 47.7 degrees maximum gradient overcomes the steepest funicular in the world. This is a world record!
What you need to know about the funicular:
110% = 47 degrees maximum gradient overcomes the funicular. World record! No other funicular in the world is steeper.
1500 passengers per direction can be transported in one hour. This is 500 passengers more than on the old funicular.
The travel time is 4 - 7 minutes. Significantly less than with the old funicular. But even more important: The top station of the funicular is located in the middle of the village, right next to the skiing and hiking area - clear comfort for you!
The funicular climbs 744 meters in altitude from Schwyz to Stoos. The best thing about it: thanks to the automatic leveling of the cabins, you are standing on a level surface at all times - very comfortable! The lift is also wheelchair accessible.
1740 meters is the distance from the bottom station to the top station.
34 persons can be accommodated in one cabin. With four cabins per car, this results in a transport capacity of 136 persons per trip.
The planning and realization period lasted 14 years, during which eleven votes were won.