The valley station is the lower terminal of an aerial lift, cable car, gondola lift, chairlift, rack railway or ski lift. The valley station is the counterpart of a top station. Cable cars may be boarded at both stations. The valley station is always at a lower elevation than the top station.
Valley stations on a cable car may be ordinary buildings with a docking bay or open steel structures. They are oriented in the direction of the cables. Gondola lifts, by contrast always have horizontally-oriented valley stations.
|Name||Valley station:||Top station:|
|Klewenalpbahn||Beckenried (420 m)||Klewenalp (1590 m)|
|Titlisbahn||Engelberg (1000 m)||Titlis (3020 m)|
|Säntisbahn||Schwägalp (1345 m)||Säntis (2503 m)|
|Klein Matterhorn-Bahn||Zermatt (1619 m)||Klein Matterhorn (3885 m)|
|Stockhornbahn||Erlenbach (720 m)||Stockhorn (2190 m)|
|Weisshornbahn||Obersee Arosa (1750 m)||Weisshorn (2650 m)|
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