On February 28, 2010, the old cable car completed its last trip between Falzeben to the Meran 2000 recreation area
after over 40 years of operation. In a record time of only ten months, the new Meran 2000 Cable Car
The spectacular cable car, designed by the South Tyrolean architect Roland Baldi
, has been honored with several architectural awards
. It conveys 120 people per cabin directly to the Meran 2000 ski and hiking area in seven minutes. As a result, there is a lack of waiting time for the slopes even during high season. The cable car is easily accessible for people with disabilities.