During this time the funicular body has renewed and replaced the hydraulic brake system
The Funicular of Montjuïc has resumed its service early today after nearly six months of stop, which has carried out an overhaul of the facilities and trains.
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has reported that the technical shutdown, which began on November 2, it was necessary to have passed the funicular 22,500 hours of service since its reopening in 1992.
The funicular, which links the metro station Parallel lines 2 and 3 with the Miramar Avenue in the mountain of Montjuïc, has reopened its doors to the public at 07.30 am this morning and will work from now on your schedule usual until 22.00h.
During these six months stop, among other actions, it has renovated the funicular body and replaced the hydraulic brake system, a renewal in more laborious than expected depth and has lengthened the time of service interruption.
The set-up has also behaved conditioning facilities, PA system, signaling and video system, and the replacement of tractors cables.
The funicular, which was built for the International Exhibition of 1929 and was completely renovated in 1992 for the Olympic Games, has a distance of 758 meters, a maximum slope of 18%, circulates with a frequency of 10 minutes in 2002 he joined the underground network.
Courtesy Transfer Airport Barcelona