The cable car project to connect Saint-Laurent-du-Var is becoming clearer

The studies have been launched and they will last until the fall, before giving way to construction. The cable car project linking Nice to Saint-Laurent-du-Var, passing over the Var river, has entered its active phase. “The publication of the notice of public call for competition for the design, construction and maintenance” of this new mode of transport, let the community know.

Two cabins will be in circulation – C. Facy / Eric / Ingérop

Connected to the Cadam tramway station, on the Nice side, the cable car will complete the 800 m route in three minutes and will arrive in Saint-Laurent-du-Var where a bus pole will be created, she specifies, announcing a commissioning “end of 2025.” The works will be spread out from 2023 to 2025 and will also include the “requalification” of 15,000 m² of public space, including 1,500 m² of vegetated area with the planting of “more than 60 trees”.

A departure every 4 minutes 30

The cable car will be in service at the same times as the tram and will be open to bicycles. It will travel on a cable suspended from two pylons erected outside the bed of the Var. Two cabins, blue in color according to visuals transmitted by the community, are planned for a departure every 4′ 30”.

“About 8,900 inhabitants and 5,000 jobs” will be served by the cable car and the metropolis expects “an overall attendance of around 2,300 travelers per day”.

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