Dorfbahn Serfaus

The Dorfbahn is an underground driverless cable railway with air cushion suspension which operates in the municipality of Serfaus. It is similar to a conventional subway or underground railway in that it is spatially separated from private transport and runs from end to end through a tunnel. It is considered to be the world’s smallest and highest air cushion subway.

 

 

 

 

The Dorfbahn runs through a tunnel underneath the Dorfbahnstraße in Serfaus; the tunnel was built using the open-cut method. It links the car park on the eastern edge of the village facing the valley to the valley terminal of the cable cars in the Komperdell skiing area on the western edge of the village facing the mountain. The route has a total length of 1,280 m and the smallest curve radius is 300 m. The track negotiates a height difference of 20 m from end to end, with a maximum gradient of 5.35 %. There are four stops (Parkplatz [Car park], Kirche [Church], Zentrum [Centre] and Seilbahn [Cable car]).

 

 

Distance Hotel - Dorfbahn Station "Parkplatz": ca. 70 meters

 

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