VLADIVOSTOK, November 20. /Corr. Natalia Nikulina/. The cableway across the Ussuri river to link the town of Dalnerechensk (Primorsky) and Houtou (Heilongjiang province, China), said on Friday the administration of Primorye. The project of creation of international transport and the passenger checkpoint and the cable car in China considered at the meeting of the Public expert Council on tourism in Primorye. Deadlines and volume of investments are not specified.
“Dalnerechensk and the Chinese city of Hutou are only 400 m across the Ussuri river, the construction of transport-passenger checkpoint here will provide China the shortest access to Eastern coast of Primorye, and us – guaranteed traffic and the development of the tourism potential of the area”, – quotes the words of administration of the head of Dalnerechensk city district Sergey Vasiliev.
The ropeway project was developed jointly with Chinese partners.
The experts supported the initiative, but noted that it would be more expedient erection of a road bridge across the Ussuri river. “The project will have a positive impact on the development of the municipality, and the tourism industry of Primorye in General. However, it is necessary to build a full infrastructure that meets the economic component and the joint Russian-Chinese project – plans for container traffic through this checkpoint to seaside ports. And the cable car can be an interesting addition,” say the experts.
According to Vasiliev, the area will be interesting for foreign tourists. Here is the historic settlement of the Count, the first Cossack village edge, barracks and ukrepsooruzheniya the beginning of the XX century. The cable car can become a striking landmark for the whole of the Primorye region, he said.