Venice People Mover

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People Mover di Venezia
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo ou della Zirada - People Mover of Venice.jpg
Overview
Transit typePeople mover
Number of lines1
Number of stations3
Daily ridership2871 (July 2010)[1]
Operation
Began operationApril 19, 2010
Operator(s)ASM (Azienda Servizi Mobilità)
Number of vehicles2[2] Doppelmayr Cable Car
Technical
System length857 m (2,812 ft)
 
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People Mover di Venezia
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo ou della Zirada - People Mover of Venice.jpg
Overview
Transit typePeople mover
Number of lines1
Number of stations3
Daily ridership2871 (July 2010)[1]
Operation
Began operationApril 19, 2010
Operator(s)ASM (Azienda Servizi Mobilità)
Number of vehicles2[2] Doppelmayr Cable Car
Technical
System length857 m (2,812 ft)
Venice People Mover
Tronchetto
Marittima
Piazzale Roma

The Venice People Mover is a people mover-type public transit system in Venice, Italy opened in 2010. It connects Piazzale Roma with the city's Tronchetto island car parking facility, via a stop above the Marittima cruise terminal.

The transport system started operating on April 19, 2010.[3] The two vehicles of the system are pulled by a cable similar to a funicular. The whole 853-metre-long (0.5 mi) journey takes three minutes.

Train leaving Tronchetto station on the Venice People Mover in July 2013.
Schematic representation of the undercarriages of the trains, made up of the larger rubber tired wheels (in dark gray), perpendicular to the rails (green), from the side stabilizer wheels (in red) and the system (in blue) that connects the train to the cable.

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Coordinates: 45°26′23.15″N 12°18′47.77″E / 45.4397639°N 12.3132694°E / 45.4397639; 12.3132694