#Weekly Roundup

Nov 17, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: Prague’s Famous Funicular to See Exciting New Upgrades

Longest Monocable Detachable Gondola is under construction in Dominica. At a length of 4.1 miles, the monocable detachable gondola (MDG) will set a new Guinness World Record for the longest system of its kind. The system will travel from Roseau Valley to the world’s second largest boiling lake. See a related weekly roundup here. Breckenridge Ski...

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Nov 10, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: Celebrate Christmas and Spread Holiday Cheer with the Singapore Cable Car

Burnaby Mountain Gondola asks for more public engagement after releasing a new flyover video. The Burnaby Mountain Gondola will connect SFU to the SkyTrain station. Translink recently released a 360 degree simulated flyover to demonstrate what a ride from the gondola would be like; they are providing information for the public to learn about the system...

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Nov 03, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: Napa Valley’s Most Famous Winery and Gondola Reopen

Simcoe Street Rapid Transit explores the possibility of gondolas for Simcoe Street in Oshawa. The municipality is also exploring light rail and bus options alongside a gondola or suspended monorail. The gondola solution would have 16 stops with 25-passenger cabins which could provide a capacity of 1,300-1,600 passengers per hour per direction; it is estimated to...

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Oct 20, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: New Hampshire’s Iconic Ketchup-and-Mustard Tramway to be Updated

Portland Aerial Tramway to perform annual evacuation exercises. The evacuation exercise will be led by Portland Fire & Rescue Technical Rescue Team, where Doppelmayr employees will be lowered to the top floor of the OHSU Casey Eye Institute’s parking garage. All tram operating staff will be participating to allow crews to practice an aerial rescue in...

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Oct 13, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: World’s Longest Cable Car Under Construction in Nepal

Cable car in Lipova, Romania put on hold due to zoning appeals. The cable car is planned to be 1,700 meters long and would connect Brno Exhibition Centre to Bohunice campus and hospital. The system will have a capacity of 2,000 passengers per hour and is estimated to cost about CZK 950 million ($41 Million USD)....

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Oct 06, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: New Chairlifts for Trio of Vail Resorts Properties

Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico plans for upgraded lifts for 2023/2024 season. Lift 4 will be upgraded from a fixed-grip lift to a Leitner-Poma high-speed detachable quad; concrete pours have been completed for this lift, and the next step will be installing lift towers. Pioneers lift will also be upgraded and eventually replaced by a...

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Sep 29, 2023
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Weekly Roundup: Eco-Friendly and On-Demand – a New Gondola at LAAX

Steamboat Resort’s new Wild Blue Gondola will be longest and fastest 10-passenger gondola in North America. The first leg of the system opened last year, and with the completion of the new extension this year, the gondola will now travel 3.2 miles in 13 minutes up to some intermediate terrain. The addition will increase the...

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