Economy October 21, 2016 | 11:21 am

Gov. unveils spiffy cable car for Greater Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo.- The Government on Friday saidthe cable car under construction will link over 30 Greater Santo Domingo neighborhoodsand residential in three cities.

It said the transit system will transport upto 6,000 people per hour in cabins which can hold up 10 passengers. "Thecabins, made in France, are the latest generation, with a tropicalized naturalventilation system to ensure increased airflow; double roof for betterinsulation from heat, radio communication system and exterior LED lighting,"the Presidency said in a press release.

"The cable car is designed to withstandwinds up to 250 kilometers per hour. However, the control and protection systemautomatically restricts the operation of the cable car when it detects andmeasures wind speeds of 60 kilometers per hour."

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