This will be the first border passenger cableway running across the Amur River and connecting Russia with China, RIA Novosti news agency reported on Tuesday.
The construction activities on the Russian section are scheduled to begin in November 2018, acting governor of the Amur region, Marina Dedyushko, told the agency. At the same time, the Chinese party will begin the construction of its section of the cableway earlier, this summer.
Dedyushko noted that at present, the Russian party is preparing the project, completing the design, and a state expertise is going to be conducted soon. She has also stressed that the project is private and is implemented by private investors on both sides. However, Dedyushko has not unveiled the names of the investors so far.