The half-century-old cable car, which has been serving the city since 1963 as part of the efforts to make Uludağ a center of attraction in Bursa, went on its last flight today. The new ropeway project, which will increase the current passenger capacity by 12 times with the build-operate-transfer model, will be put into use instead of the old ropeway. In the new project, the length of the cable car line, which is 4 meters, will be increased to 600 meters, and it will be possible to go from Teferrüç to the ski slope in the Hotels area by cable car. Metropolitan Mayor Recep Altepe, who made his last journey with the old cable car before the dismantling works on the existing line, said that the new cable car line will also make significant contributions to the city's economy.
Recep Altepe, since the year of 1963 in Bursa, which is one of the symbols of the city and the half-century ropeway, the last expedition of the metropolitan municipality bureaucrats and press members carried out together. President Altepe, Kadyayla Station said in a statement, the historic day of Bursa, witnessing that witnessing, yap Bursa's historical cable car, 50. in the year. So far, we are stopping the operation of the existing ropeway we use to reach Uludağ. With the complete stopping of the system, the construction of the new cable car line, which is the longest cable car in the world, will be intensified. 29 October 1963 was put into service on the cable car, 50. in the year. Highway 34 kilometers from Uludağ to the land. 4 thousand 500 meter line cable car was planned in 1955, work started on 1957, started to serve in 1963. Bursa has been commemorated by its ropeway since then Bursa.
Altepe chairman, half-century, the name of the cable car that no longer lift the current load of stress, emphasizing that many of those who want to go to Uludag had to wait long queues. In the summer months, rather than prefer the Arabian tourists in the transportation of Uludag, the new system may be used in the summer and winter, President Altepe, 8'er passenger cabins will increase the passenger potential of approximately 12 and will be provided in a short time to reach the region of Uludag said.
Stating that the highway will be preferred less with the use of the new cable car line, the President
Altepe noted the following: “Uludağ is one of the heavenly corners of the earth, which hosts many beauties from crater lakes to waterfalls. We want this richness of Bursa to be used in summer and winter. Road widening is not allowed on the highway. We aim to make it easier for tourists to reach Uludağ by cable car in summer and winter. The cable car, which is currently 4 thousand 600 meters, will reach a distance of approximately 8 thousand 500 meters, and tourists will be able to take a cable car from Teferrüç to the ski slope in the Hotels area.
Noting that the tourists who come to Bursa and stay in the city center can reach Uludağ in 22 minutes with the new system, Mayor Altepe said, “We aim to train the current line to Sarıalan by the beginning of July. Within the scope of the works planned to last 9 months, the cabins are also prepared in France in the system where the ropeway poles are made by the Italian Leitner company. The new cable car line, which will offer a beautiful and enjoyable journey in a short time accompanied by the panoramic view of Uludağ, will add value to Bursa and strengthen the economy of our city.
Chairman Altepe added that the new cable car line has been put into practice with the build, operate, transfer model. In the new system, where the current passenger capacity will be increased to 12 times, with 8 gondola type cabins with a capacity of 175 people, the problem of waiting in line will be prevented. President Altepe pointed out that the existing cabins are old system cabins built in 1955, and stated that these cabins will be brought to Bursa as the 'Cable Car Museum' together with the existing cable car administration building and will be opened to visitors.