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14 Nov

For his Majesty Etna, new cabins signed by Pininfarina

Извержение произошло 5 января 2012The new Etna cableway will be one of the most modern and efficient in the world: greater capacity, limited environmental impact, eco-sustainability, energy saving and easy access are the characteristics of the plant that will be built inside the Leitner facilities in Vipiteno, the leading company in the sector where, in the meantime, the agreement has been signed that will lead to the construction of the new gondola fully financed with private capital of the Russo Morosoli Group.
The project involves the installation of 35 Diamond EVO cabins with an elegant design signed by Pininfarina; they will be essential, in harmony with the environment, more resistant to wind gusts La Leitner costruirà la Funivia dell'Etna 9and, obviously, more capacious because they can carry up to 10 people.
“For the first time – said dr. Francesco Russo Morosoli – we renew our cableway to implement a major redevelopment and modernization project and not to rebuild as a result of damage due to lava flows. It will be a project respectful of the environment and able to increase the capacity of the plant: from 1200 passengers every hour will be passed to 2000. Moreover – he continued – there will only be 12 supports for the ropes, in practice half of the existing ones. The project also includes the redevelopment of the valley and mountain stations. The historic departure, in particular, spared from La Leitner costruirà la Funivia dell'Etna 2the lava, will be improved and enhanced with useful services to the benefit of passengers “.
An important investment that will move new economies in the territory for the benefit of the tourism sector and its related industries.