Mysterious damage: Wuppertal suspension railway on weekdays, goes out of operation

Ironically, with the beginning of School in NRW, the Wuppertal by this Wednesday to have to do without the backbone of your transport. The Wuppertal suspension

Mysterious damage: Wuppertal suspension railway on weekdays, goes out of operation

Ironically, with the beginning of School in NRW, the Wuppertal by this Wednesday to have to do without the backbone of your transport. The Wuppertal suspension railway is due to mysterious damage, as planned, for about a year on weekdays, except for service. Monday to Friday, will now take place repairs and test trips for the causes.

is Only honored at the weekend with the remaining unprocessed or already repaired car, commuting on the 13-kilometre-long route through the valley of the Wupper take place.

In the spring, as the cars of corona due to the were hardly occupied, occurred the mysterious problems. The locals wondered about the unusual loud car. The vibrations increased. Instead, after a year and 60,000 miles, and the wheels of the train were already worn out after four months and 20,000 kilometres. The damage to the rails increased by leaps and bounds. For several weeks, the municipal utilities will test a modified wheel profile.

Several teams of experts want to clarify how it has come to the series of strange damage to the 120-year-old transport. In the summer of 2021, the suspension railway is operating again in the rule. About 80,000 people took advantage of yet every day the monorail.

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Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 12:19

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