Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue gained a brand new attraction Wednesday as authorities revealed the newest Swiss-engineered prepare to scale the mountain.
Because the prepare’s inception in 1884, it has gone by way of a number of completely different iterations. Nevertheless, because the statue grew in world prominence, it got here to depend on safer Swiss manufactured autos in 1979.
The state-of-the-art prepare was offered to the general public in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, which additionally marks 135 years for the reason that line was inaugurated.
The Corcovado concession contracted Swiss Firm Stadler Rail to . . .