Gulmarg Gondola restored after 39 days, foreigners enjoy the first ride

Gulmarg Gondola restored after 39 days, foreigners enjoy the first ride

The tourists from Belgium enjoyed the first ride as the J&K Cable Car Corporation (JKCCC) restored the Gondola services today, said an official.

Gulmarg Gondola, Kashmir valley’s famed attraction, was restored on Thursday after remaining suspended for 39 days following a tragic accident that left seven, including four of a family, dead on June 25. The dead included three local tourist guides as well.

The tourists from Belgium enjoyed the first ride as the J&K Cable Car Corporation (JKCCC) restored the Gondola services today, said an official.

He said that they have taken necessary steps to prevent any mishaps in future.

“Today, a group of eight persons belonging to Belgium and some tourists from Kolkata boarded Gandola,” he said.

“A family from UAE also boarded the first phase. Till now more than 100 tourists have enjoyed the ride.”