FDNY Conducting Roosevelt Island Tram Rescue Drills Today - Cool Cats Rappelling 20 Stories Over East River
From the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:
Roosevelt island tram repair in action! You've gotta be a cool cat to work suspended >20 stories over the east river twitter.com/MSWheelock/sta…
— Michael S Wheelock (@MSWheelock) May 1, 2013
These dudes ziplined their way to the Roosevelt Island Tramway! #ipreferskydiving @ East River Pavillion instagram.com/p/YxhWmlI05Y/
— Katie Gorman (@KatieGorman) May 1, 2013
There's a guy on top of the Roosevelt Island Tram.It's stuck up there and he ziplined to repair it! twitter.com/RobinKassner/s…— Robin Kassner(@RobinKassner) May 1, 2013
The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) issued the following advisory explaining what is happeing:
Please be advised the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) will be conducting a training session on one Tram cabin on Wednesday, May 1st, from 10 AM to 2 PM.More on Roosevelt Island Tram Rescue Drill, including video from previous posts.
As part of the training exercise, FDNY personnel may be climbing on top of or rappelling from a suspended Tram cabin.
Tram service will not be disrupted.
Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group