Akechidaira Ropeway

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Akechidaira Ropeway.

The Akechidaira Ropeway (明智平ロープウェイ Akechidaira Rōpuwei?) is Japanese aerial lift line in Nikkō, Tochigi, operated by Nikkō-Kōtsū (日光交通?). The Tōbu Group company mainly operates bus lines in the city. The observatory has a view of Kegon Falls, Lake Chūzenji, and Mount Nantai. The line opened in 1933, and reopened in 1950.

Basic data[edit]

  • System: Aerial tramway, 3 cables
  • Cable length: 300 m (984 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 86 m (282 ft)
  • Maximum gradient: 30°
  • Operational speed: 2.5 m/s
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 16
  • Cabins: 2
  • Stations: 2
  • Time required for single ride: 3 minutes

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External links[edit]

Media related to Akechidaira Ropeway at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 36°44′14.1″N 139°30′58.2″E / 36.737250°N 139.516167°E / 36.737250; 139.516167