Ōyama Cable Car

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Ōyama Cable Car funicular
Oiwake Station

The Ōyama Cable Car (大山ケーブルカー Ōyama Kēburukā?), officially the Ōyama Cable Line (大山鋼索線 Ōyama Kōsaku-sen?), is a Japanese funicular line in Isehara, Kanagawa. This is the only line Ōyama Kankō Dentetsu (大山観光電鉄?, "Ōyama Sightseeing Electric Railway") operates. The company belongs to Odakyū Group. The line opened in 1931, as a route to Ōyama Afuri Shrine on Mount Ōyama. The line is now also used for hiking.

Basic data[edit]

  • Distance: 0.8 km (0.5 mi)
  • Gauge: 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
  • Stations: 3
  • Vertical interval: 278 m (912 ft)

Stations[edit]

The line has three stations. From the foot of the hill:

  • Ōyama Cable Station (大山ケーブル駅)
  • Ōyamadera Station (大山寺駅)
  • Afurijinja Station (阿夫利神社駅)

All the stations were renamed on October 1, 2008. Their former names were Oiwake Station (追分駅), Fudōmae Station (不動前駅) and Shimosha Station (下社駅) respectively.[1]

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Coordinates: 35°25′47.85″N 139°14′26.4″E / 35.4299583°N 139.240667°E / 35.4299583; 139.240667