Metrocable POMA Medellin
Colombie – Medellin – 2019

Medellín Metrocable M Line

A social and economic link, the Medellín Metrocable is the emblem of a city in motion. The 5th metrocable line started up at the beginning of 2019 in order to expand the public transport network and provide sustainable and smooth mobility.

product range
Urban Gondola Lift
Application
Connect – urban link
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The project

In 2019, the city of Medellín inaugurated line M, the 5th gondola lift line of the Metrocable network. It has a capacity of 2500 passengers per hour and enables 350,000 locals to travel from the east of the city to quickly reach the centre. POMA has been involved in the construction of the entire Metrocable since 2004, when line K began operating.

To date, these lines have transported more than 270 million inhabitants across the city, forming a permanent part of the urban landscape, and are now world transport benchmarks and a recognised driver for social inclusion.

 

The “línea M” carries a major flow of traffic through the local transport network and is a key part of the “Corredores Verdes” (Green Corridors) project, which aims to transform urban mobility in the Medellín valley by rolling out a comprehensive integrated mobility solution including a tram and two gondola lifts (línea H, inaugurated in 2006, and line M).

Technical
specifications

Longueur

Length

1057 m

Dénivelé

Elevation

275 m

Débit

Capacity

up to 2500 pphpd

Date

Speed

5 m/s

Nombre de Véhicules

Number of cabins

49

Nombre de passagers par véhicules

Nombre de passagers par véhicule

10

nombre de stations

Number of stations

4

M line in pictures

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