URBIS Museum Manchester

NGR SJ840988

A recently built funicular uniquely totaly enclosed in a building, a single lift with a counter weight, electrically powered. It takes passengers to the top of the URBIS museum where visitors then walk down through the exhibits. There is a charge for the museum which includes the funicular, note no photos are allowed.


The building The power source

Whole railway Carriage Counter weight Lower Station Carriage Carriage Counter weight

The Stats
Date Opened 6/6/2002Length 45 m
Gradient 37°Track Gauge ??
Number of Cars 1Open to Public Yes
Funicular Type One cabin, one loop cable, engine at the topTrack layout Single Track
Power Source ElectricRailway Status In Use