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  1. Cable car contract under threat

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Dennis Eng

    ... will meet today to discuss the crash. Australia's Skyrail-ITM operates the cable car for the MTR Corp, which owns the HK$1 billion attraction. The nine-month-old cable car remains closed during ... Dennis Eng and Colleen Lee Legislators will demand that the owner of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car terminates its 20-year operating contract with Skyrail-ITM if investigations conclude ...

  2. 300,000 ride Lantau cable car in 2 months

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... healthily.' The attraction was closed for six months after an empty cabin crashed to the ground during brake tests in June. The cable car's owner, the MTR Corporation, sacked its previous ... Martin Wong The Lantau cable car is back in business, with more passengers carried in the first two months of the year following its reopening on New Year's Eve than in the same ...

  3. Cable car operations face long layoff

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The operations of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car will likely remain suspended for at least three months while the government investigates why an empty cabin crashed to the ground on Monday during testing. The probe will be led by Gabor Oplatka, a Swiss expert on cable car systems and founding member of the International Organisation for the Study of the Endurance of Wire ...

  4. Cable car manager quits over 'differences'

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Mimi Lau

    ... another cabin falls, it will spell the end of Ngong Ping 360', the source said. The cable car ride was closed for about six months after an empty cabin crashed to the ground during brake ... Mimi Lau and Dennis Eng A senior manager of the Lantau cable car ride has resigned one month after the system reopened. A source close to the situation said Wong Chan-man, the third ...

  5. 100 stuck as cable car shuts down

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Ride closes after 90-minute halt The Lantau cable car was forced to close yesterday after more than 100 passengers were stranded for 90 minutes when a safety mechanism indicated ... to push the gondolas forward by hand. Ngong Ping 360 chief Morris Cheung Siu-wa said such a problem had never been experienced before. The cable car resumed operation 90 minutes later but once all ...

  6. Lawmakers ask questions over cable car

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the public to do well. But, internally, there are issues and problems that are not yet resolved or addressed.' The cable car closed for about six months after an empty cabin crashed ... Dennis Eng Resignation of senior manager causes concerns in Legco The resignation of a senior manager at the newly reopened Lantau cable car has raised concern among lawmakers, who want ...

  7. The perilous cable car

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... when their cabin plunged into the sea. What happened last week? It's believed the gondola lift at the Nevis Range in the north of Scotland malfunctioned and crashed into another car before ... Billy Adams A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines A month after 500 people were stranded on Lantau's new Skyrail, cable cars were back in the news last week when a cabin ...

  8. Cable car closed after cabin plunges

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Danny Mok, Dennis Eng

    ... an empty cable car plunged 50 metres onto a slope near the waterfront in Tung Chung in the worst accident since operations began less than a year ago. The crash happened just before 8pm, an hour after Hong Kong's latest tourist attraction was closed to the public. Skyrail-ITM, the operator of the cable car, said the cabin was 'dislodged and found on the ground' during ...

  9. Ngong Ping tickets go on sale today

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Tickets for the Ngong Ping 360 cable car will be sold to the public starting today at the Tung Chung and Ngong Ping terminals. Cable car vouchers, which are not valid ... billion attraction reopens at 10am on Monday. Service was suspended for more than six months after an empty gondola crashed to the ground. ...

  10. Briefs

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in collision in Tung Chung A 30-year-old motorcyclist died following a collision with a car on Yat Tung Street, Tung Chung, at about midnight on Friday. Meanwhile, at about 1.30am, a light-goods vehicle crashed into the back of a taxi as the vehicles were heading towards Fanling on the Fanling Highway, Sheung Shui. The 33-year-old light goods vehicle driver was arrested for alleged drink ...




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