Post by Nick Chu
Once again, with little fanfare and almost no news of it in the English-speaking world, it seems that another urban gondola will soon open.
From the limited amount of information that’s available online, this cable car is located in Batumi — a seaside Georgian town of 180,000 residents. The system is reported to be 2.5km in length and is built primarily to connect the city’s waterfront to a new entertainment complex situated on Anuria/Pheria Mountain.
Nonetheless, based on the following pictures and renderings, the station designs are on par with some of the most stylish terminals ever built in a city. It also seems that the upper station will be fully integrated with the entertainment centre. Take a look.
We’ll keep you up to date with any ongoing developments but it’s definitely great to see more and more cities from different places around the world truly embrace CPT technology.
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