Rope car service resumed at Tamil Nadu hill shrine

September 3rd, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS  

Palani (Tamil Nadu), Sep 2 (IANS) The rope car service at the Palani Murugan hill temple in Tamil Nadu, suspended for a year after an accident, was resumed Tuesday.Tamil Nadu’s Hindu Religion and Charitable Endowments Minister K.R. Periakaruppan declared the service open.

It was suspended last year after a collision between two cable cars left four people dead Aug 26.

The new four-car configuration can carry 32 pilgrims to the hilltop in a single trip.

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