HONG KONG, April 5, 2008 (Reporter Liang today), “Ngong Ping 360 cable car on April 5 to re-start operations, surprise, they have met the operational half-day thunderstorm warning, the operating company was forced to temporarily pm stop boarding.
cable car at 10:00 on the 5th and opening up, according to reporters at the scene have seen, although not a public holiday the day, but half an hour before opening the long queues, about 200 people queuing for tickets, most of them on the cable car full of confidence. From Guangdong Province, Chen said: “just finished maintenance, not unexpected, I am confident that the management of Hong Kong.”
cable car company, Managing Director Shao Xinming the day to inspect. He said in an interview with reporters, cable car re-operations, residents and visitors to the positive response, “Today there are five groups booked lift tickets, and we announced the reopening of the day before yesterday (the 3rd), the website has received more than 100 bookings , the results were very encouraging. “
cable car open time is approaching, surprise, Observatory afternoon issued a thunderstorm warning, the cable car company was forced to temporarily stop operations after half a day boarding.
“Ngong Ping 360 cable car can greatly shorten the time visitors to Ngong Ping to the Big Buddha, is one of the important tourism facilities in Hong Kong.
but the cable car on January 25 this year due to a bearing loss suddenly suspended, about 800 passengers at a low temperature “hanging” for nearly two hours, the cable car company immediately announced outage, all seven groups of the full replacement of the cable car system, traction The cable pulley bearings, and expand the annual testing early.
Shaoxin Ming said, the cable car company in the past two months to make a lot of different improvement measures, in addition to the replacement of oil, but also to strengthen front-line staff and management staff to handle emergencies, he believed that the reopening of the cable car “high reliability” .passengers to thank the passengers support, the operating company to passengers on that day presented a little souvenir, while adult tickets or package also comes with a cash coupon to use; to produce cars in a particular store to buy items at Ngong Ping Village votes, more discount. (End)
, BEIJING, Hong Kong and Macao News