Urban Aerial Tramway
With two independent wide tracks, aerial tramway ensure availability and stability in all conditions. The reliable and proven technology reaches availability rates of up to 99.9%, 365 days a year.
Aerial tramways are suitable for sites that are difficult to access and can overcome any urban obstacles. They have become an eco-responsible and flexible way to get in a city, withstanding all weather conditions, even the most extreme.
POMA urban aerial tramway offer to passengers a unique travel experience with plenty of space, maximum comfort, and fast travel. A smooth travel route right to the station thanks to easy loading and unloading, with the carriers stopping completely and a wide doors openning. With a capacity of 50 to 200 seats and moving at almost 12 m/s, one-kilometre stretches are covered in under 3 minutes! These POMA urban aerial tramway have excellent availability rates and a long service life to handle all the mobility challenges of a metropolis.
of the Urban Aerial Tramway
Continuity of ropeway service
through independent tracks
Ropeways with 2 independent hauling rope loops and two independent tracks guarantee a constant link. It is the only system that can guarantee continuity of operation even during maintenance work and remains unparalleled in multi-rope technology!
Double backup, peace of mind
with a complementary safety system
Each system is equipped with a standard solution including a main hydraulic motor and a backup. POMA’s “double backup” device offers an additional solution for bringing a carrier back to the station, and total peace of mind.
multi-functional line structures
Line video surveillance, lighting for night-time operation, wind speed readings, double wind direction measurement, maintenance video, line loudspeakers; all POMA solutions satisfy these customer expectations and can adapt to regulations the world over. The line structures incorporate these advanced optional multiple features.
peace of mind with ultimate safety
In urban areas, vertical rescues are prohibited. POMA proposes an ultimate safety concept for ropeways, based on a risk and failure analysis, which triggers the systematic recovery of the carrier(s) back to the station with the local authorities’ consent. This system gives peace of mind to operators around the world.
Siemens Safety Integrated inside:
the best safety PLC in your POMA system
POMA uses the best technologies for its systems; The SIEMENS safety PLC combines performance with worldwide component availability. This SIEMENS solution includes many diagnostic functions to detect any possible internal failure of the hardware or firmware, so that a failure of the PLC does not cause any “hazardous” situations.
All our references
of Urban Aerial Tramways
France – La Plagne (Savoie) – 2003
The emblematic ropeway of the Vanoise Massif mountain range gave rise to the vast Paradiski skiing area in 2003. It held the record as the biggest cabin in the world until 2016.Read
Airtram New York
USA – New York – 2010
With the installation of this ultra-modern aerial tramway, POMA has provided New Yorkers with the most advanced technology in urban ropeway transportation. It is 960 m long and connects Roosevelt Island to Manhattan in just three minutes, passing over the East River in great comfort with unique views of New York through the huge windows on both cabins.Read