Jun 20, 2014
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Yenimahalle-Şentepe Cable Car Opens for Passenger Transport

— A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas and cable propelled transit: After undergoing system testing for 90 days, Turkey’s first public transit cable car — the Yenimahalle-Şentepe Teleferiği — officially opened for passenger transport this week. The 3.2km cable car has 106...

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May 29, 2014
Photo of the Week

Cable Car Photo of the Week: Yenimahalle – Şentepe Teleferik

Photographer:  Photo by Flickr user ustegen. About: Every Thursday, the Gondola Project team will select stunning captures of CPT lines. We hope this will continue to bring more attention to the technology and provide visually impactful examples of cable car systems worldwide. If you’d like to submit or nominate a picture for our “Photo of...

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Mar 28, 2014
Installations, Weekly Roundup, Yenimahalle - Şentepe Teleferik

Weekly Roundup: Yenimahalle – Şentepe Teleferik (Cable Car) in Ankara Opens

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit: Dubbed as the largest urban ropeway on the Eurasian continent, the Yenimahalle – Şentepe Teleferik in Ankara (Turkey) is the country’s first public transit cable car. LEITNER Ropeways was responsible for implementing...

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May 24, 2013
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: New Urban Gondola for Ankara, Turkey

By 2014, Ankara will soon be home to another urban gondola. This 3.2km system will have 106 cabins with a capacity of 2,400 pphpd. Once opened, it will serve the Şentepe neighbourhood and will be located near Yenimahalle metro station. Based on renderings, the stations may be one of the most architecturally stunning urban CPT lines...

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Jan 30, 2013
Information Request, Installations

Another Urban Gondola? Keçiören Teleferik in Ankara, Turkey

One of the great things about blogging on the Gondola Project is that you never stop learning. And this time, thanks to one of our long time followers, Giorgio, we’ve been informed about another urban gondola that’s allegedly been in operations since 2007. This system is called the Ankara-Keçiören Teleferik or simply the Keçiören Teleferik. We’ve tried...

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