Bay Tram officially opened in Las Vegas on April 9, 1999. The Mandalay
Bay Tram provides a fast and convenient link between the Excalibur,
Luxor and Mandalay Bay Resort hotels.The Mandalay Bay Tram is a
twin-track version of Doppelmayr Cable Carís CABLE Liner Shuttle
automated people mover technology. The Mandalay Bay configuration
consists of an elevated 2,749 foot long guideway and two completely
independent shuttle systems running side by side on two separate
hauling rope loops. The guideway passes above street level at a
height of between 16 and 26 feet. The
rope, manufactured by Austria Draht Wire Rope, is diameter 33mm
8x19 RLL poly core with one splice per side.
RYER INC. was
involved in the splicing of the wire rope used in the construction
of the Mandalay Bay Tram, and has been selected to perform the
electromagnetic testing of the cables.