Kōrero: Wellington places

New cable car (3 o 3)

New cable car

In the 1970s the old cable car system was declared a safety hazard. Two new cars from Switzerland were installed in 1979, and the track was upgraded. This view of the cable car – with Kelburn Park and the city beyond – is stock-in-trade for Wellington postcards, calendars and artworks.

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Private collection
Photograph by Chris Maclean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Western suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13787/new-cable-car (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016