Chinanews.com, Meishan, January 30th (Reporter Liu Zhongjun) The Wawushan Scenic Spot in Hongya County, Sichuan Province issued an announcement late at night on January 29th, stating that the cableway in the high mountain area of the scenic spot has resumed operation after all-out repairs.
At the same time, the scenic spot apologized to tourists who were previously affected by the cableway failure.
At 14:55 on January 27, the Gufoping Cableway in Hongya Wawu Mountain Scenic Area suffered a sudden and unpredictable motor burnout failure, causing many tourists to stay on the mountain.
After the fault occurred, the scenic spot quickly activated the emergency plan, activated the backup motor to transport tourists, and sent all the tourists stranded on the mountain down the mountain safely around 22:00 on the same day.
At the same time, Wawushan Scenic Area quickly contacted Beijing and Shanghai technical expert teams and equipment, and arrived at the scenic spot at noon on January 28 to carry out emergency repairs and equipment replacement for the Gufoping Cableway.
At present, thanks to the unremitting efforts of the expert team, the Gufoping Cableway has passed the safety test and will officially resume operation on January 30.
Repair personnel are stepping up equipment repair work.
Photo by Shi Tianquan
Wawushan Scenic Spot stated in a letter to tourists that although the scenic spot provided tourists with free ginger soup, bread and other necessary supplies, it still caused a lot of inconvenience to tourists and affected their travel experience, festival mood and itinerary arrangements. I deeply blame myself and apologize, and thank the tourists for their tolerance and understanding.
Staff pulling emergency repair equipment in the snow.
Photo by Shi Tianquan
The scenic spot also stated that in order to express apology, all tourists who entered the park on January 27, 2023, and those who booked to enter the park on January 28, from now until December 31, 2025 (three-year validity period), I hold People who enter the park with an ID card can visit Wawushan Scenic Area for free once (free content includes: tickets + Jinhua Bridge Cableway + Gufoping Cableway). The people who enjoy this policy are subject to the identity information collected by the ticketing system of the scenic spot.
Hongya Wawu Mountain Scenic Area expressed its gratitude to tourists for their understanding and support, as well as tourists who put forward valuable suggestions and criticisms.