Cable car project discussed with French company

2020-01-17 14:17:25

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ To improve public transport bus services and increase their variety and accessibility and reduce traffic congestion, a cable car transport project is planned to be implemented in Ulaanbaatar and a working group was set up in preparation for the project as per the Capital City Governor’s order No. A/198.

Under the project, a cable car system with an hourly capacity of 3,000 passengers and a ride duration of 16 minutes is planned to be commissioned between two parts of the capital city. In connection with this, Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Amarsaikhan on January 15 met with representatives of the Poma company of France to discuss the cable car transport project.

The sides exchanged views on the next possible routes and had in-depth conversation about how long the project implementation could take following the authorization of necessary funds. Also, at the meeting, Governor S.Amarsaikhan expressed his willingness to introduce cable car transport in not only a single route, but many more parts of the city.