Sandia Peak Tramway to reopen Saturday following New Year’s Eve rescue

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Sandia Peak Tramway will reopen to the public on Saturday, a week after a New Year’s Eve rescue mission. Twenty-one employees of the tram and TEN 3 restaurant were stranded on the tram for hours when a frozen emergency line forced the cars to halt.


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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Metro Air Unit helped fly each person down the mountain. The tram’s maintenance team has since conducted a thorough inspection of the cables and operating system and has determined it’s safe to run.

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