Gibraltar Cable Car Station Grand Parade

The cable car is one of three main ways of accessing the Upper Rock, the others being Taxi Tours and Walking.

The present Cable Car was originally constructed in April 1966 by Von Roll of Switzerland, and was extensively refurbished by the manufacturers in 1986.

The station is situated in an area called Grand Parade containing a large public car park. This flat area had been a military parade ground since the early 19th century. The walking time to Grand Parade from Casemates Square is 15-20 minutes.

Track length between terminal stations 673m

Vertical rise between stations 352m

Number or towers 3

Number of cabins 2

Capacity of cabins 30 + 1 attendant

Travelling speed 5 m/sec

Travel time to top 6min

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