Darjeeling Ropeway

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Darjeeling Ropeway

The Darjeeling Ropeway is a ropeway in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1] The 5 km long ropeway is a tourist destination in the town.[2] It has sixteen cars and goes between the "North Point" in the town of Darjeeling and Singla on the banks of the Ramman river. The trip on the ropeway has views of the hills and the valleys around Darjeeling.

The ropeway, which was started in 1968 and renovated in 1998, was stopped in October 2003 after four tourists died.[3] The ropeway was reopened on 2 February 2012 after repairs were made.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Banerjee, Amitava (2 February 2012). "Darjeeling ropeway reopens after more than 8 yrs". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 5 February 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  2. "Darjeeling Ropeway". Retrieved 26 Feb 2022.
  3. Mookerjee, Soma. "Darjeeling Ropeway to open again". Bengal. The Statesman, 22 June 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-30.