Reinstatement is planned to follow 4 stages. The first, practically completed, is the building of a temporary Display Shed at Mornington, at which three original cars (two grip cars and one trailer) are being stored.
The second stage is the erection of a permanent Cable Car Building on the same site, which will house up to six cars, the cable driving equipment, a museum, and public facilities.
The third stage will be the installation of tracks and cabling from the Exchange to Mornington, following almost exactly the original route up High Street and alongside Eglinton Road. The fourth stage will be the commissioning of the service.
Newsletters have been produced from time to time in the 2010s, and these document progress in pursuance of the project:
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The arrival in Dunedin of three original cars from their storage and restoration at the Tramway Historical Society at Ferrymead, Christchurch, is reported in these articles, which include videos, from the Otago Daily Times of June 8 and 9 and Oct 3, 2018:
Other reports have appeared in the O.D.T. over the years, including these:
26 Nov 2009 www.odt.co.nz/opinion/editorial/cable-cars-again
13 Sept 2010 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/cable-cars-plan-popular
30 Aug 2011 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/support-sought-cable-car
23 Dec 2011 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/cable-car-plans-shared
3 May 2012 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/responses-support-cable-car
13 Feb 2013 www.odt.co.nz/opinion/cable-car-project-has-popular-aims
29 Jul 2013 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/us-support-city-cable-car-bid
2 Jul 2014 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/restored-dunedin-cable-car-wins-award
13 June 2015 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/cable-car-society-enthusiastic
28 Jun 2016 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/cable-car-museum-approved
31 Oct 2016 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/trust-sets-target-cable-car-project
18 Jul 2018 www.odt.co.nz/opinion/tourist-potential-restored-cable-car-system
4 Sept 2018 www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/concept-plan-stage-two-cable-car-building-released
10 Oct 2018 https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/cable-car-once-used-pay-bank-debt
Updates of progress will be reported here, and documented in detail in future newsletters