High Street cable car update

“We are realistic in that it is not just a question of getting it built; it is a question of keeping it funded after it is built.” –Phil Cole

### ODT Online Fri, 23 Dec 2011
Cable car plans shared
By Hamish McNeilly
Members of the trust aiming to resurrect the High St cable car have met Dunedin City Council officials to discuss their plans. Dunedin Cable Car Trust chairman Phil Cole confirmed a meeting with council representatives had taken place this week, but said the trust was not asking the council for financial assistance. The trust was asked to submit on the draft spatial plan and the transportation strategy for next year, and “this is encouraging”, the Dunedin-based transportation engineer said.
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Old cinematography of Dunedin Cable Cars 1930 to 1950. (7:33)

Cable Car Terminus, Mornington, Dunedin, N.Z. (postcard)

Related Posts:
27.8.11 Invitation to ALL #High St Cable Car
25.11.09 High Street cable car
23.11.09 High Street Cable Car a possibility
19.10.09 Cable Car Meeting @Dunedin

Cable Car Links:
http://www.elibrarynz.com/BLOG/WEB-2/Dunedin%20cable%20tramway%20system.htm
http://www.cablecarmuseum.org/archive/Library/Dunedin.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_car_(railway)
http://www.cable-car-guy.com/html/cchow.html
http://www.cablecarmuseum.org/archive/index.html
http://www.nzine.co.nz/views/cablecars.html

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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3 responses to “High Street cable car update

  1. All of council would do well to read that and take a lot of notes….

    “Once we have raised the necessary funds, we need to have an effective fundraising operation in place to make sure that the cable car does not become in any way a financial drain on the city.”

    Unlike the clowns we have running the main shop at the moment they are, shock horror, thinking ahead about the city instead of ways to line their pockets.

  2. Hype O'Thermia

    Yes, that sentence leapt out at me too.
    “In DUNEDIN?” I exclaimed. “What a break with current thinking.”

  3. Elizabeth

    See latest from the city’s cable car trust at Dunedin Heritage Light Rail Trust Newsletters 2015

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