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New trains for the Wuppertal Suspension Railway

Issue 1 2017  •  19 February 2017  •  Wuppertaler Schwebebahn

The Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn) is the world’s oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars and is a unique system1 . Carrying approximately 80,0001 passengers per weekday through the German city, the world-famous ‘monorail’ has been largely modernised with the most recent investment focusing on new ‘Generation 15’ trains.