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Congress 560 m
Rennwegtunnel (371,5 m)
Inn bridge
Weiherburgtunnel (445 m)
Alpenzoo 750 m
(462 m)
Hungerburg 860 m

Hungerburgbahn is a hybrid funicular railway in Innsbruck, Austria, connecting the city district of Hungerburg with the city centre. It opened on 1 December 2007 and has four stations:

  • Congress (underground station)
  • Löwenhaus
  • Alpenzoo
  • Hungerburg

The stations were designed by Zaha Hadid.


Top station: Hungerburg
Length 1,838 m (1.14 mi)
Upper station 857 m (2,811 ft)
Rise 288 m (945 ft)
Duration 8'10"
Velocity 10 m/s (22.5 MPH)
Capacity of train 130 persons
Capacity of the system 1200 persons / h

Previous Hungerburgbahn

Hungerburgbahn crossing the Inn river, about 1907
The current Hungerburgbahn has replaced the funicular that was in operation between 1906 and 2005. The length of the track was 839 m and the rise was 287 m. The lower station was in the city district of Saggen.

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