July 5, 2012 in New Cars
The thought of travelling on a cable car which flies 1,900 meters up into the Swiss Alps will strike panic into the hearts of those who are scared of heights.
For those journey on the world’s first convertible cable car, however, even that small speck of security won’t be available.
Starting in Switzerland, The Cabrio goes up to a height of 1.2 miles above sea level as it climb the Stanserhorn peak.
But even those riders with less of a experience for heights might not get the inside much of a safe haven, as the lower floor is covered entirely in glass.
Beginning at Kalti, which is 711 meters above sea altitude, the Cabrio transports passengers to the summit station 1850 meters up.
The cable car of Emirates Air Line cable car provides passengers visions over the River Thames and the east of London.
Talking at the launch of the cable car in London, the Mayor said that get on this cable car immediately. It’s gorgeous, worth every currency and a surprising part of engineering.
In order to get to the starting point of their journey on the open-top cable car, passengers first have to take a journey on a funicular which entered trip in 1893 and was one of the world’s first mountain railways to be powered by electricity.