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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority

Completed Projects

Guwahati Passenger Ropeway Connecting Guwahati & North Guwahati across River Brahmaputra


Aerial view of Passenger Ropeway over River Brahmaputra connecting Guwahati North & South Bank

Project Cost: Rs 5608.20 lakhs

Project Features:

Length 1820 m
No. of terminals 2
Lower Terminal Panbazar Guwahati, in front of Nehru Park
Upper Terminal Rajadwar village, behind Dolgovinda Temple
Facilities in Terminal Passenger handling area, ticket counter, parking facility, public convenience area
No of Trestles supports 5 (Near LTP & UTP, Umananda Island & 2 on  river bed with well foundation)
Travel Time 436 sec
Ropeway Type Twin Track, Single Haul, Bi-Cable Double reversible Jig Back system
Ropeway Capacity 250 PPH (Persons Per Hour)
Cabin Capacity (persons) 30 + 1 (Passengers + Operators)
Rescue System Self driven carriage  & cabin
Parking Facility  
Upper Terminal 70 cars & 80 two-wheelers
Lower Terminal 100 cars & 80 two-wheelers

Design and Execution Agencies

1.    Consultant – RITES LTD
2.    Contractor – Samir Damodar Ropeways Pvt. Ltd.
3.    Cabin Designer & Supplier - GANGLOFF CABIN , Switzerland
4.    Carriage & Rescue system -  GARAVENTA AG, Switzerland
5.    Safety   certificate issuance - GARAVENTA AG, Switzerland

Ropeway on Trial Run

Inauguration of Guwahati Passenger Ropeway:

Guwahati Passenger Ropeway connecting Guwahati & North Guwahati Across River Brahmaputra was completed and inaugurated for public on 24th August, 2020