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detachable ropeway controlled by 2 RCX, 15 motors and 9 sensors
About this creation
Hi together
After 6 years of „LEGO-free-time“, I built a detachable Ropeway system based on Doppelmayr/Garaventa – 3S-Mountain-Rides.
In the stations, the gondolas get off the rope and are slowed down to 12% of their speed. So passengers can easily get in and out of the gondolas.
There are 15 motors, 9 sensors, 2 Mindstorms RCX and about 5000 parts used in this project.
Here’s a video from Bricking-Bavaria-Exhibition 2012 in Munich:

Other videos: search "Elias Iten" in YouTube.
The RCX maintain a steady distance of 28 seconds between the gondolas and lightsensors detect when the pulling-rope falls out of a deflection pulley and automatically stop the whole ropeway.
One station has a pneumatic deflection pulley to strech the rope. The tension is regulated by an automated pneumatic compressor and a rotation sensor.
In YouTube you‘ll find my videos searching: „Elias Iten“
Pictures can be seen here:
If you want to see my MOC live, come to in Cologne, Germany on November 22.-25 2012 or LEGO-World Copenhagen, Denmark in February 2013
If you have more detailed questions, feel free to ask here and subscribe to my YouTube-Channel (eliasiten) to stay up to date.

Greetings from Switzerland
Elias Iten


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  May 4, 2012
Hi Elias, Your ropeway is amazing!!! The video tells much more than this single photo. And even than it's difficult to see how it works exactly. Very hi-tech, great.
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