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[USA][OR] Portland Aerial Tramway

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[USA][OR] Portland Aerial Tramway

Postby tramfan70 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:24 pm

The Portland Aerial Tramway is a commuter bi-cable aerial tramway (two cars) servicing the Oregon Health & Science University (Operated by them) and owned by City of Portland. Distance travelled is 1,000m climbing to elevation of 150m. Travel time is 3 minutes. Build cost US$57 million (4 x the budget). Opened 15 December, 2006. Photos from 17 June, 2016.

South Waterfront Station
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South Waterfront Station and Bike Hire/Storage
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South Waterfront Station Ticket Vending (No Coins or Notes)(Free for staff and patients)
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Arriving at Top Station which is freestanding from the hospital so no vibrations during surgery
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Top Station connected by bridge to level 9 of Hospital
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Looking down to South Waterfront. The two cars can just be seen passing in distance
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View of the sole 60 metre intermediate tower
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Car arriving at South Waterfront. In foreground is the single direction track for the North South (NS) Portland Street Car
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