Funicular railway

The POMA funicular railway is the ideal transportation solution for urban and tourist areas, whatever the climate. It is a come and go, rope-hauled system that easily integrates into often complex urban layouts. It can handle long distances and curves.

The funicular railway : Exceptional comfort for passengers and operators

POMA provides customized solutions, with one or several sound-proof cabins, that meet our customers' requirements.  The POMA Group adapts to your requests. We are the creators of the first French automatic, driver-less funicular railway in Thonon-les-Bains.

The funicular railway is proof that comfort, reliability and performance can come together for both users and operators :

funiculaire_accPassenger usage comfort is optimal :

  • Comfort and silence
  • Panoramic vision and spacious carriers
  • Universal accessibility
  • Optimal environmental integration

The operators' benefits are numerous : 

  • Reliability due to using standard components
  • Energy efficiency
  • Low maintenance costs

Whatever the use (private or public), POMA is committed and ensures complete support to optimize the funicular railway's operation throughout the installation's service life.

The funicular in brief

  • Sustainability
  • Comfort
  • Safety
  • Speed (speed can reach 10metres/second)