Loei Province, Phu Kradueng:
Sample Sustainable Bamboo Cable Car Station


  • Transportation


Dorsch Consult asia Co., Ltd.


Tourism Authority of Thailand, TAT


From 2019 to 2020

Project Activities

  • Preparation of design tender documents
  • Feasibility & Study of the Project
  • Conceptual Design & Alternative Material
  • Analysis System integration for Cable car gondola
  • Design an overview of the project & Making Lay Out & plan include 3D simulation


Dorsch Consult asia Co., Ltd.

Bangkok (Headquarters)
1168/45 Lumpini Tower,
18th Floor
Rama 4 Road
Tungmahamek, Sathon

10120 Bangkok

Phone: +66 2 - 679 89 00
Fax: +66 2 - 679 89 95
E-Mail: dcasia@dorsch.co.th

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The purpose of this project is to feasibility & Study, Design, Reconstruct and upgrade Cable Car System & Station facilities at Phu Kradueng Nation
Drive tension station Ban Sai Than locate at UTM WGS 84 N = 1,865,100 E = 802,200 altitude 260 m
Return station mountain top locate at N = 1,867,055 E = 798,845 altitude 1,255 m
Distance from last station to Wang Kwang Visitor Center Phu Kradueng Nation 3.7 km. Average slope streak of ropeway 27% and have trestle 7 pier
The conceptual of design is the structure of bamboo
because it is an interesting material .It is beautiful in
terms of perspective .and at the same time still being
modern and strong Suitable to be applied to
architecture and engineering construction as well .
However, the principle of station design for cable car
Therefore, it must be designed accordingly .with the
context of that location by blending between local
material with modern materials to go in the same
direction In this regard, bamboo, steel and concrete
have been chosen, as well as must be related to the
System that supports the cable car .and functionality
as much as possible ,is aiming to become connected with the international transport network in this way.

The works involved at Phu Kradueng Nation
mainly involve:

  • Station Design & Analysis Surrounding
  • Cabins/Carriers & Process
  • Rope grips; clamps & System intrigration
  • Trestle Structure
  • Layout Design of drive tension station
  • Layout Design of return station

DORSCH CONSULT – DC asia has been active in the south east asian region since over 34 years and is a respected engineering partner for industrial clients, public & government institutions and private investors. With offices and projects in Thailand, Indonesia, Laos and Vietnam, DC asia serves the clients where they are, with local and expatriate specialists supported by the Dorsch Gruppe in expert know how. Thus DC asia is able to plan and competently oversee infrastructure projects in all stages.

DC asia’s main focus within the last 20 years were transportation projects, such as Mass Transit, Airports, Railways, Ropeways and Roads within South East Asia. Within the last 5 years DC asia executed 7 Transportation Projects and two Cable Car Projects in Thailand.