In Moscow, the cable car was closed two days after launch. Crash explained by cyber attack

According to the press service, unknown attacked the ropeway servers.


The Moscow cableway from Vorobevy Gory to Luzhniki was shut down after a cyber attack on the servers. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin opened the funicular just two days before.

Representatives of the press service of the cable car did not disclose details of the incident. According to them, the funicular will remain closed for the time being, and its launch will be announced on the site.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Today at 14:00 the computer servers of the Moscow cableway were subjected to unauthorized cyber attack. The employees, upon discovering this, stopped the movement of the road, after which they promptly disembarked all the passengers at the destination stations to ensure maximum passenger safety.[/perfectpullquote]
press service of the Moscow cableway

On November 26, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin opened traffic on the Moscow cable car . The funicular passes over the Moscow River and connects the observation deck on the Sparrow Hills and the Luzhniki Stadium. The route passes through three stations, the total length of the road is more than 700 meters, and in an hour the lift can carry 1600 passengers.

In the first month, travel by cable car will be free, and then a one-way ticket will cost 400 rubles on weekdays and 500 rubles on weekends.

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