Cable Car, the Symbol of Bursa, Made its Last Expedition

The cable car, which has been providing transportation between the city center and Uludağ for 49 years, one of the important symbols of Bursa, has carried its last passengers today. Recep Altepe, the Mayor of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, said that the cable car, which has brought hundreds of thousands of passengers to Uludağ, has been closed due to the new cable car line works to be carried out.

The cable car, which provides transportation to Uludağ with the view of Bursa and carrying hundreds of thousands of passengers between Teferrüç-Kadıyayla-Sarıalan stations throughout the year, made its last voyage. One of the important symbols of Bursa, but due to the start of the new cable car works closed to the ropeway will be dismantled from tomorrow.

Providing information about the new ropeway works, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe stated that the new line length will be 8,5 kilometers and that 4,5 kilometers will be used from the existing line, in addition, a 4,2-kilometer line will be added to the second hotels area. Noting that the number of stations that will be 3 will increase to 4 with the Hotels region, Altepe said, “All approvals were received from the relevant institutions. It will be made by Laitner firm with build-operate-transfer model. A lower line system will be implemented compared to the existing system. "8 thousand passengers per hour can be carried with 800-person gondola type cabins," he said.

President Altepe, the new ropeway line is planned to be completed until the summer months of 2013, 22 minutes to reach the Hotel Zone in Uludag will be provided and the movement will be added to tourism, he added.

Source : I

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