Ropeway type

The GD10 gondola lift

The Berlin ropeway is a so-called automatic detachable GD10 gondola lift. The cabins have 10 seats each and offer a unique ride comfort.

Eine Kabine der Grün Berlin Seilbahn mit dem Wolkenhain auf dem Kienbergplateau im Hintergrund
© Ole Bader

All details at a glance:


1.5 kilometers long

Ropeway system:

Detachable single-cable gondola lift (GD10), with 64 cabins, 6 of which are equipped with a glass floor, 10 passengers per cabin

Cabin weight:

900 kg

Ropeway supports:

Outside the station areas, a total of 6 supports

Travel speed:

21.6 km/h maximum

Travel time:

minimum 4 min. 25 sec.

Conveyor rope:

Diameter 50 mm, made of high-strength steel wires, length: 3230 m.

Construction time:

6 months

Maximum height during travel:

35 m


Up to 3,000 people per hour and direction, 10 people per cabin


LEITNER DirectDrive electric motor (particularly energy-efficient, low-noise and environmentally friendly - developed and produced by LEITNER ropeways)


  • "Gärten der Welt" at Blumberger Damm 40
  • "Wolkenhain" - hill station
  • "Kienbergpark" at Hellersdorfer Straße with direct connection to the U5 "Kienberg - Gärten der Welt"

Manufacturer of the ropeway:

Leitner ropeways AG, headquartered in South Tyrol, Italy


Grün Berlin GmbH

Architecture of the greened ropeway stations:

Kolb Ripke Architects