Cable-propelled transit


Understand cable-propelled transit (CPT) and its underlying principles. Know that these are systems of engine-less vehicles propelled by a steel cable.

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cable-propelled conveyance
transportation via cable-propelled vehicles
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principles of cable-propelled transit principles of CPT

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Cable-propelled transit is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Automated cable vehicle controller: Automated cable vehicle controllers operate systems and control boards keeping under the control the operations of a varied array of modes of transport operated by cable. They can operate aerial cabins, telphers, funiculars, etc. They ensure continuous operations and intervene in the operations when unforeseen situations occur.

Optional knowledge

Cable-propelled transit is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Cable-propelled transit – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022