Uludağ Cable Car is in the Hotels Area on the New Year: Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Altepe said, “Citizens taking the cable car from Bursa will reach the ski slope in Uludağ with a 22-minute journey. We will offer this comfort from the beginning of the year. "
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe stated that the cable car, the symbol of the city, renewed within the scope of efforts to make Bursa a more accessible brand city, will provide transportation to the hotels area where the ski slopes are located from the beginning of the year.
Altepe, with the Deputy Secretary General of the Metropolitan Municipality, Mustafa Altın, examined the on-going works in the second phase of the new ropeway and received information from Bursa Teleferik AŞ General Manager İlker Cumbul.
Stating that the new cable car attracted great attention, Altepe said, “The renovation works of the cable car, which is the symbol of Bursa, were continuing rapidly. In the first place, we opened our line operating between Teferrüç and Sarıalan this year. The cable car carried 4 thousand people in 450 months in its first stage. "We are now coming to the end of our ongoing works between Sarıalan and the hotel region in terms of reaching the hotels area, which is our main goal now."
Altepe, the city center in the first stage between Teferrüç Station and Sarıalan 4 thousand 500 meter lines, he said. Altepe said they continued to carry passengers on this line, continued:
“We have a 4-kilometer cable car line with a 500-meter line between Sarıalan and the hotels zone. In this way, one of the longest ropeway lines in the world is put into service in Bursa. Studies are continuing rapidly. In the second stage, we have come to the end of the concrete works. Finishing concrete is about to be thrown these days. We are currently at the most recently built Hotels Station. Our machine room came fully assembled, able to work at any time. The assembly of all poles has been completed. The guide wire is now being pulled and will begin rotating for trial purposes within a few days. After the normal rope, which will carry the cabins, is pulled, the rope will now start to turn after the beginning of the month. "
22 journey per minute
Emphasizing that there were no disruptions in the construction, Altepe said, “As we aim, transportation will be provided from Bursa center to the hotels region, namely to the hotels and ski run, at the beginning of the year. Citizens taking the cable car from Bursa will reach the ski slope in Uludağ with a 22-minute journey. We will offer this comfort from the beginning of the year ”he said.
Stating that the cable car that goes to the hotels area will add a different value to Bursa's tourism, Altepe added that the hotels area will become a living center that can be used all seasons of the year.