Enshi Grand Canyon Funicular
In the Enshi Grand Canyon, one of the most well-known tourist parks in China, POMA has built a funicular railway to open up a natural area with many hiking paths to tourists.
The Enshi Grand Canyon in Hubei province is one of the most remarkable tourist parks in China. POMA had already installed an 8-seater gondola lift there in 2013, which was renovated in 2020 to ensure its long-term operation.
Now, at the request of its customer ECOTIC, who manages the development of tourism at the site, POMA has built a funicular railway, leading visitors from the Tourism Centre, with its hotels, restaurants, car parks and ticket office, to a natural area. This is a soft and sustainable mobility solution that can do the work of a fleet of buses and so help to protect the environment of this exceptional site. It is fitted with the POMA variable frequency drive and DirectDrive® subsystem, which is a first in the entire Asia region.
The funicular railway ends at the foot of the gondola lift. This gives tourists quick and easy access to the various hiking trails that are very close to the gondola lift departure and arrival stations, as well as the essential spots like the “incense pillar” and the “castle”, unique 500 m high limestone rock formations.
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ENSHI GRAND CANYON FUNICULAR IN PICTURES
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