The accidents of the suspension-railway

It came to an accident of the Wuppertal suspension-railway between the stations Kluse and Landgericht on the Thursday evening, 10-17-2013 at 18. 25 hours. However, on a length of over 250 meters the bus conductor of the cable car came loose and partly threw into the Wupper also on the Street B7 down. Two became parking cars as well as the vehicle of a woman this one was away the B 7 on, met. There fortunately weren't any injuries to persons, however. For the rescue works the B7 had to be closed completely until toward midnight. The cable car train 22 which drove on the scene of the accident at the time remained due to the power failure standing. The 76 passengers turned from her situation free about a turntable ladder of the fire department. The vehicle which came from the main examination only two weeks ago, will the public prosecutor shaft lichen remain inquiries until the degree at the scene of an accident.
At present, no details can be made the cause of an accident. The analysis surely will require several days. The cable car becomes at least by the end of the next ones Week because of the repair work having a break.


pictures of the accident (19.10.2013)

accident at 05.08.2008

The bottom of the front part of the GTW 24 by the loading crane of one truck was ripped at 17. 11 hours on August 5th, 2008. The cause of an accident was a not approved crane activity in the driving profile of the suspension-railway. The passengers of the suspension-railway could be saved by the fire department by means of turntable ladder out of the train. The truck suffered several fractures the driver. Long time was questionable whether the train should be repaired again. But then, one finally decided in favor of a repair in Vohwinkel.

accident at 05.08.2008

accident at 12.04.1999

A serious accident happened on 4-12-1999 at 5. 47 hours. On Easter vacation, after the construction work in the direction of the Oberbarmen the first train was away for it "claw" which sat on the driving track Robert-Daum-Platz drove few meters metal-on one in front of the stop. This the first bogie came off and the train jumped from the tracks and fell on a far heating pipe, the ones to Wupper leading water waist-highly for this authority split up the two freight cars. Five people died, 45 were partly hurt seriously. „Aa serious accident happened m 12. 04. 1999 at 5. 47 hours. Chain of omissions“stated. The work was under an enormous pressure of time at that time. For the 100th anniversary the reorganization of the cable car should if the plan then be completed. The building claw was overlooked simply in the darkness. The Wuppertal town's department of works paid victims and surviving relatives altogether 1. 3 million marks compensation..

accident at 12.04.1999

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