Number of visitors at the Tourist Cableway in Puerto Plata
PUERTO PLATA – The Administrator of the Tourist Cableway of Puerto Plata, Gregory Bourrough revealed that during the year 2013 133,000 visitors used the funicular , which represents 11,000 visitors a month.
When interviewed on interactive radio program ” Talking to the People ” Fantasy Station 90.5 FM , Bourrough said that by presidential decree the Board of the cable car in the 39 year history of this appeal , is completely self-sustaining, performed maintenance in industrial safety aspect emphasizing the protection of visitors .
Similarly, the environmental specialist , Roberto Gómez explained that some areas in the park cable car where many guajacas and molds are observed, are not they are abandoned and maintenance , since according clarified that this aspect is part of the main characteristics of rainforests and is working on the introduction of tree species to maintain the natural living on top of Isabel de Torres mountain was declared a Natural Monument.
Also the engineer Freddy Fernandez said the cable car Puerto Plata began operations in 1975 and from that date until now there have been no accidents in the technical part began with an engine of 125 horsepower but now it has another new additional engine 250 horsepower, a new central transmission , in addition to steel cables and pulleys game or wheels.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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