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Schwebebahn Wuppertal / Suspension railway

Schwebebahn Wuppertal
Schwebebahn Wuppertal

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

The vehicle’s flat front is reminiscent of its predecessors and thus keeps up the tradition of this world-famous landmark. New characteristic elements are the slight downwards inclination – as a consequence of a suspended monorail – and the exposed side windows. Despite the low ceiling, the interior is spacious and clear. The overall asymmetric layout of the vehicle is consistently implemented up to the ceiling design. Vivid flooring colors find their equivalent in the seat upholstery. The light, self-supporting wooden seats are a novelty in public transportation. Panoramic glazing from floor to ceiling makes the rear end look spectacular.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Practical Use, Brand Identity

  • TARGET GROUPS Public Sector / Government

  • TARGET REGIONS Further localization:: Wuppertal

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months


Client / Manufacturer

WSW mobil GmbH

WSW mobil GmbH
Wuppertal, Germany



büro+staubach GmbH
Konzeption und Gestaltung
Berlin, Germany

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