Jul 08, 2022
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Big Sky Resort Detonates Explosives for New Tram Location

Transport for London’s (TfL) £36m contract with global airline Emirates for its east London’s cable car has ended. The multi-million pound contract was a 10-year branding sponsorship that helped offset capital costs and operating & maintenance costs. The total capital cost of the project was £60m. The MDG system, formerly known as The Emirates Air Line, connects Greenwich’s O2...

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Oct 10, 2012
Aerial Trams, Case Studies, Design Considerations, Installations

Meran 2000 Bergbahn

There is more than one intriguing feature to the Meran 2000 Bergbahn, an aerial ropeway built in 2010 at the Merano 2000 ski resort in South Tyrol, Italy. At first the it may appear to be a simple (yet stunning) two-cabin tram — the stations are small, the system branded a vibrant red, and the...

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Aug 29, 2012
Just For Fun, Ngong Ping 360

Swearing on Public Transit Can Get You Fined

Riding public transit can be an overwhelmingly positive experience. You don’t have to drive in traffic, you get to read your favourite book, and you can save money. However, any regular transit rider knows that once in a while, something always happens which gives you that urge to just vent out a little (or a...

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