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  28-BGD Peak2Peak Gondola

General information  
Place Whistler 
resort Whistler Blackcomb 
Region British Columbia 
Name of lift Peak2Peak Gondola 
Type 28-BGD 
Lift manufacturer Doppelmayr 
Year of construction 2008 
Commissioning date ?? 

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Longest Free Span for lift of its kind in the world; Longest Lift system (Wizard Express, Solar Coaster Express, Peak to Peak Gondola, Whistler Village Gondola); Highest lift of it's kind

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola opened up this morning (December 12, 2008) at 11:00:01 AM, Whistler Time. The weather was foggy, but the ride was smooth. The VIP\\\\\\\'s that attended the event were:
Dave Brownlie - WB Operating Manager
Nancy Greene - Olympic Skiier
Hon. Kevin Falcon - Transportation minister
and more

The Gondola will now run daily from 9:00 am to 5:00pm. The gondola will be closed for scheduled maintenance from April 27 to June 5, 2009. The lift will re-open for summer operations on June 6, 2009. Up and downloading access on Blackcomb will resume June 20, 2009.

ATTN: The Sky Cabins are pulled off the line in both the Whistler and Blackcomb terminals EVERY night after service ends due to high winds.

geometric data  
Height of valley station 1870 m
Height of mountain station 1834 m
Vertical rise 36 m
Route distance 4516 m
Horizontal length 4400 m
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Number of pillars 4 Stk
Greatest spanwidth ?? m
Max ground clearance ?? m
Trackwidth drive ?? m
Trackwidth line 16 m
Trackwidth return ?? m
Angle of wrap (drive wheel) ?? °
Drive altitude of site ?? m
Maximum capacity 2050 Pers/h
Travel time 11 min
Driving speed line 7,5 m/s

electrical data  
Electrical control Doppelmayr 
Remote control and telemonitoring system ?? 
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Number of drive ?? Stk
Drive power (Start) 1750 kW
Drive power (Operation) 515 kW
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Continuous brake power ?? kW
Driving station Mountain station 
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Emergency drive ?? 
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cabins data  
Grip type ?? 
Cab manufacturer CWA 
Cab model ZETA 30 
Seating leather 
Seat heater no 
Heater ?? 
Aircon ?? 
Persons per cab 28 
Number of cabs 28 Stk
Cab distance 368 m
Cab interval 49,2 s
Garage type ground floor 
Garage place valley and mountain 
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Loading direction ?? 

rope data  
Rope manufacturer Fatzer 
Length of carrying rope ?? m
Length of traction rope ?? m
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Total weight of traction rope ?? t
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Traction rope diameter ?? mm
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Breaking strength of traction rope ?? kN
Number of carrying rope ?? Stk
Tensionstation carryingrope ?? 
Tensionstation tractionrope ?? 
Tension type hydraulical (controlled) 
Tension way ?? m

miscellaneous data  
Transport uphill 100 %
Transport downhill 100 %
Drive direction right 
Construction costs ?? 
Currency (Construction costs) ?? 
Construction period 18 months
Seasontime ??  
Evacuation ropeway ?? 
Integrated rescue system ?? 
Rope position control ?? 
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Lift-ID: 13214
Place-ID: 97