The towers for the APM look similar to the traditional ropeway. They are spaced at intervals that keep the carriers above a certain elevation. The tower spacing depends on the terrain and clearances. They can vary from 100 m to over 2.5 km (Kitzbuhel 3S).
The top of the tower is different from a typical mono-
One of the benefits of the APM system is the ability to construct the towers without major interruption of existing surface traffic. The tower foundations are typically shallow spread footers that can be quickly constructed. The actual towers are manufactured off-