cable car


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cable car

1. a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2. a cableway
3. a passenger car on a cable railway
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Councillor Jonathan David Millard of Ebbw Vale says local vandalism has always been an issue, though steps have been taken to improve the situation with the cable car over the last 18 months.
Summary: Vancouver [Canada], Aug 12 (ANI): Miscreants cut off cables holding up cable cars at a sightseeing attraction in Squamish, British Columbia here in what the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have labelled as an act of vandalism.
When the last cable car took down the visitors and the sun went down, the Czech couple lay down on the floor of the observation deck and watched the starry sky."It's like you can extend your hand and touch the stars," said Novotna.
However, he said the cable car would take time to be restored as Austrian experts had been called to check it.
For Tugade, the value proposition of building a cable car lies on the ease of its implementation.
Phase 1 of the project, valued at $14.1m, will include building the parts of the cable car project on Plots 36 and 43.
When contacted, PHC General Manager Cheok Lay Leng said the RFP was only for a pre-feasibility study on the cable car service.
He said a cable car system could be developed from one year to one and half years.
It said passengers on board at the time had been delivered safely to their destinations but did not indicate when the cable car might reopen.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Government of France this week officially started the 450,000 Euro ($504,000) feasibility study (FS) for the first urban cable car project in the country to be piloted in Metro Manila, although DOTr is pushing for other locations, such as La Union-Baguio and Caticlan-Boracay.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Wednesday that it would begin a 10-month feasibility study on the installation of an urban cable car line as part of efforts to provide a viable mass transport system.
ISLAMABAD:The tourists are taking keen interest to enjoy the scenic beauty of hilly areas through taking a ride on chairlift and cable car system located near Malka-e-Kohsar, Muree, said an official of Pakistan Tourism Development Cooperation here Monday.