Construction begins on Vietnam's first cable car

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A Ba Na cable car

Construction has begun on Vietnam's first cable car system at the Ba Na Hills Resort in the central coastal city of Da Nang, said a report on the government's website.

The funicular cable railway is expected to be 380 meters  long and operational next March, according to The Ba Na Cable Car Service company, which began construction July 26.

Each of its cabins will be capable of transporting 80 passengers and move at an average speed of five meters per second. Ba Na Cable Car Service JSC is planning to import enough cabins to serve around 1,600 passengers per hour.

All equipment and techniques for the cable car system are being supplied by the Swiss firm Garaventa.

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