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By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of April 25th, the Complexo do Alemão teleférico (gondola) passed to new management and extended its current operating hours, which also now include Sundays and holidays. The responsibility for the cable car system, which since July 2011 has connected the Estação Bonsucesso railway station to the highest point of the hill, was transferred to the Rio Telefêricos company.

The cable car now runs from Monday to Friday from 6AM to 10PM (extended from 8PM), on Saturdays from 8AM to 8PM (extended from 6PM) and on Sundays . . .

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