3S aerial cableway preliminary tests conducted in Krasnaya Polyana
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The Gazprom Group experts conducted the preliminary tests of the new passenger 3S aerial cableway connecting the Alpika Service transport hub and the facilities on the Psekhako Ridge.
In particular, the main and auxiliary drive motors of the aerial cableway were tested as well as cars, acceleration and brake systems and other equipment.
With the length exceeding 5 kilometers, the 3S aerial cableway capacity comes to 3,000 persons hourly in each direction. The facility comprises five main and one transformer pillars from 39 to 78.5 meters high. A cable car is designed for hauling up to 30 persons at a time. The facility is scheduled for commissioning in autumn 2013.