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Through the river Heilojiang / Amur stretch the first suspension cable car

Chinese city Heihe / Prov. Heilongjiang, Northeast China / and the Russian Blagoveshchensk will be connected by the first aerial tramway. Its construction will begin by 1 September 2015.

The construction of the cable car is stipulated by the Sino-Russian government agreement. The document notes that the 1000 m long cable car will be built jointly by China and Russia. The construction will take 2 years, Xinhua news agency reports.

The cableway, the design carrying capacity of which will be 2 thousand people per hour, is able to operate with 40-degree frosts and winds up to 7 points. To overcome the way back and forth, only 10 minutes will go.

Now the main type of transport on the Heilongjiang River is ships. In winter, traffic is limited. A few years ago, floating pontoons began to be applied on the river, they launched hovercrafts, but they were characterized by high costs and a low level of security.

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