Cable car routes planned for Makkah
2012-05-05 - AMEinfo.com | Saudi Arabia | Latest News - Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's Centre of Excellence for Haj and Umrah Research at Umm Al-Qura University has recommended the introduction of cable cars linking the Grand Mosque with three areas of the holy city, Arab News has reported. The study recommended the introduction of six routes to pick up pilgrims from the parking areas in Kudai, Rusaifa and Taneem. Adnan Gutub, director of the centre, said the cable car system is not as a substitute to existing means of transportation in the holy city but only as a support project.  

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