Gibraltar Public Holidays 2019 & 2020
- October 19, 2019
This page contains a national calendar of all 2019 and 2020 public holidays for Gibraltar.
Gibraltar Public Holidays 2019
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