Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Girnar Mountain with Funicular facility Junagadh News Gujarat India

Gujarat State Government has planned to set up Funicular trains at 6th places in the state.

Three places chosen for first phase of Funicular project are Ambaji Temple Gujarat, Saputara Hill Station and Pavagadh Temple Gujarat. Funicular facility would come up at these places within two years if everything goes as per the plan. If successful here, similar project could be planned for Chotila Mataji Temple Gujarat, Palitana Gujarat and Girnar Mountain in Junagadh City.

Briefing media persons about the project, state Tourism Minister Jaynarayan Vyas said: ‘Funicular is better than ropeway as it accommodates more people that ultimately makes journey cheaper’.

‘Another interesting factor that makes Funicular a superior service in compare to traditional ropeway is that in worst condition the wagon would go at the most 3-5 meter backward and then stop. The passengers would be able to leave the train to walk on adjoining steps,’ added Vyas.

It was not clear whether Funicular would replace existing traditional rope ways operated by private company Usha Breko at Pavagadh Mahakali Temple and Ambaji Gabbar or not.

Minister said this would be the first funicular project in the country. Consultant working for Indian Railway is hired for feasibility study and designing of the project.

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