The First Cableway Opened in Moscow
"At my request, the cableway will work for free for the first month," Sobyanin wrote in his blog. On Monday, the mayor of Moscow took part in the opening of the first cableway connecting Luzhniki and Vorobyovy Hills.
Earlier it was reported that the trip by cableway can be paid by debiting from the wallet of the card "Troika". On weekdays, the cost of one - way cable car will cost 400 rubles, round trip-700 rubles. On weekends, the fare will be 500 rubles one way, there and back - 800 rubles. The length of the road exceeds 700 meters, and the travel time between the end stations will be 5 minutes.
The design of the new cableway began in January 2017, its length is 720 m, it is designed to carry up to 1.6 thousand passengers per hour and will be able to work all year round in almost any weather. It is expected that the Moscow cable car will perform 3 functions at once: tourist and walking, transport and sports - as a lift for athletes-skiers.
There will be 3 stations on the route, each of which has an individual architectural and design solution. The first - " Vorobyovy Hills" - is located on Kosygin street, next to the famous observation deck. In winter, the ski slope for professional and Amateur skiing will start at the station.
Station "New League" located on Vorobyevsky embankment. This station will mainly be used by skiers to climb up. "Luzhniki" - on the Luzhnetskaya embankment, next to the stadium of the same name.
At the "Luzhniki" has already started to work the food court. On the area of 650 square meters there are 20 restaurants, each of which represents its own cuisine, visitors will not find the same dishes in their menu. Live music is available from Thursday to Sunday. In summer, 2 large verandas with views of the Moscow River and Vorobyovy Hills will open, according to the materials of the city hall.
On the main route of the Moscow cable car passengers will be transported 35 closed cabins for 8 seats each, designed by Porsche Design Studio. The cabins are equipped with media screens, audio guide in 4 languages (English, Chinese, German, Russian), led lighting, hooks for bicycles, skis and snowboards. Skiers will be able to take advantage of an additional 10 open chair cabins for 4 seats each, which will move in a small circle-between The Vorobyevskaya embankment and the Observation deck.