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1. (WO2018185653) STATION FOR A CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM COMPRISING SUCH STATION AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SUCH CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/185653    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/052288
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B61B 12/02
B61B 1/02
Applicants: LEITNER S.P.A.
Inventors: BEHA, Rudolf
Title: STATION FOR A CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM COMPRISING SUCH STATION AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SUCH CABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
Abstract:
A station for a cable transportation system comprising a plurality of transporting units supported and moved outside the station by at least one cable, the station comprising an inlet and an outlet for the transporting units; a guiding device for guiding the transporting units inside the station between the inlet and the outlet; wherein the guiding device comprises an inlet guide extending from the inlet to a diverging point, a plurality of intermediate guides extending along different paths between the diverging point and a converging point; and an outlet guide extending from the converging point to the outlet of the station; a control unit configured for alternately feeding at least a transporting unit along the intermediate guides and for temporary stopping the transporting unit at at least one stopping point along the intermediate guides for allowing the embarking and disembarking while the transporting unit is stopped.