Hours of Operation of
The Duquesne Incline is open to the public
every day of the year, including all holidays !
This includes transport on both cable cars; viewing the
historic hoisting equipment in operation from the new viewing platform; viewing the small, free-of-charge museum in the Upper Station Waiting Room; viewing the beautiful Pittsburgh Downtown Golden Triangle and environs from the
free-of-charge Observation Deck; as well as the
free-of-charge parking lot off of West Carson Street, across the street from the Lower Station.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Saturday: 5:30 a.m. through
[05:30 through 00:45 Eastern Time]
[07:00 through 00:45 Eastern Time]
LAST CAR DEPARTS BOTH UPPER AND LOWER STATIONS AT 12:45 a.m.!
[00:45 Eastern Time]
All times are Prevailing Time of the Eastern Time Zone; Daylight
Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. (EST),
through the last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. (EDST).
New Year's Day (January 1)
Memorial Day (Decoration Day:Last Monday in May)
American Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day (December 25)
The precise Eastern Time, from the U.S. Naval
Observatory Master Clock:
*** Click on the Refresh button, of your browser, to obtain precise time.
*** "0" hour is the hour from 12:00 Midnight to 12:59 in the ante-meridian (i.e. morning, the "a.m.").
*** "12" hour is the hour from 12:00 Noon to 12:59 in the post-meridian (i.e. afternoon, the "p.m.").
*** When the hour displayed is "13" through "23", subtract the number 12 from the hour displayed to obtain the correct hour in the post-meridian (i.e. afternoon or evening, the "p.m.").
*** Time displayed:
- Standard Time (ST) from last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. Daylight Saving Time, until first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. Standard Time.
- Daylight Saving Time (DST) from first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. Standard Time, until last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. Daylight Saving Time.