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Kaprun funicular fire - all defendants cleared of negligence

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
Yes, I'm not aware that fire doors have been installed. It would be very complex because the tunnel is entered (as with Kaprun) after an open section on a viaduct.

The much older Sunnegga Express at Zermatt has an underground entrance with large automatic doors that you pass through before getting on to the train platform, so I guess it has always been protected from an up-draught. The one at Tignes is probably similarly safe.

The real issue is provision of fire extinguishers and the ability to escape if the train stops. I think this is where the various underground funiculars have been improved since this disaster. The Kaprun funicular has, of course, never reopened and has been replaced by a gondola to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier.
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