of theharbour andof the environment,
Gilles and Nicole Urben created the Little Train
of Geneva in 1995 to offer youthe best means
of exploringthe left bank of the harbour.
It is a 30-minute trip with an enjoyable and
instructive audio commentary.
Nicole and Gilles Urben
A sustainable source of energy!
In 1998, the Little Train obtained
the Green “solar-electric” certification.
It is powered by batteries that are charged
by solar panels and in 2010 it became
accessible to people with impaired mobility.
Attractive, silent and kind to the planet!
Characteristics of the Little Train:
• Capacity: 60 passengers
• Length: 18m
• Loaded weight: 13 tonnes
• Motor: 18kW
• Capacity of the battery: 80V/650 Ah
• Weight of the battery: 1600kg
• Charge time of the battery: about 5h
• Maximum speed: 18km/h
• Battery life: 8h