Wuppertal Schwebebahn

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Wuppertaler Schwebebahn
Info
LocaleWuppertal, Germany
Transit typeSuspension railway
Number of lines1
Number of stations20
Daily ridership82,000
Operation
Began operation1 March 1901; 120 years ago (1901-03-01)
Operator(s)Wuppertaler Stadtwerke (WSW)
Technical
System length13.3 km (8.3 mi)
Route map

Wuppertaler Schwebebahn Karte.png

Depot and turning loop
0.0
Oberbarmen
0.7
Wupperfeld
L419 Brändströmstraße
1.3
Werther Brücke
2.0
Alter Markt
B 7 Friedrich-Engels-Allee
2.8
Adlerbrücke
3.3
Loher Brücke
L433 Loher Straße
4.1
Völklinger Straße
5.1
Landgericht
B 7 Bundesallee
5.8
Kluse/Schauspielhaus
B 7 Bundesallee
L70 Morianstraße
Alte Freiheit
6.3
Hauptbahnhof
6.8
Ohligsmühle
B 7 Bundesallee
L427 Tannenbergstraße
7.4
Robert-Daum-Platz
8.2
Pestalozzistraße
8.8
Westende
9.7
Varresbecker Straße
10.3
Düsseldorf–Elberfeld railway
10.4
Zoo/Stadion
10.5
Former turning loop
10.6
Start of the Overland section.
B 228 Sonnborner Straße
11.0
Sonnborner Straße
11.3
A 46 Sonnborner Kreuz
11.7
Hammerstein
12.5
Bruch
B 224 Gräfrather Straße
13.3
Vohwinkel Schwebebahn
Main workshops, depot and turning loop

The Wuppertaler Schwebebahn (Wuppertal Suspension Railway) is a suspension railway in Wuppertal, Germany.

Its original name is Einschienige Hängebahn System Eugen Langen (Eugen Langen Monorail Overhead Conveyor System). It is the oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars in the world.