AKIPRESS.COM - The progress of the Cable Car Project was presented in Ulaanbaatar. The project aims to increase the means and availability of public transport services in Ulaanbaatar, connect sub-centers, reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, and develop tourism, GoGo reports.
The project is being implemented by the POMA Group with a soft loan from France. The construction work will begin this March is planned to be completed in 2025. POMA Group has been operating for 88 years and has experience in building 8,000 cable car transportation systems in more than 90 countries.
Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, is divided into two parts by the Tuul river and the railway. When the cable car is put into operation, it will be possible to travel between these two divided areas or 4.2 km in the direction of Yaarmag-Kharkhorin in 11 minutes. Each cabin will have a capacity of 10 passengers, and it is estimated to have a capacity of 2,300 passengers per direction.