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Wuppertal Schwebebahn or Wuppertal Floating Tram is a suspension train in Wuppertal, Germany. Its full name is „Electric Elevated Railway Installation (Floating Tram), Eugen Langen System“ (Anlage einer elektrischen Hochbahn (Schwebebahn), System Eugen Langen). It is the oldest electric elevated train with hanging cars worldwide and also a practically one-of-a-kind system.

The suspension railway follows a route of 13.3 kilometres (8.3 mi), at an elevation of regarding 12 metres (39 feet 4 in) above the River Wupper in between Oberbarmen and also Sonnborner Straße (10 kilometres (6.2 mi)) and also about 8 metres (26 ft 3 in) above the valley road between Sonnborner Straße and also Vohwinkel (3.3 kilometres (2.1 mi)).

This video clip includes sights of the Schwebebahn from three places, these are Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof, Vohwinkel and Zoo/ Stadion. It likewise features video footage from the trip between the Hauptbahnhof and Vohwinkel.


Von Bernd