Mount Tsukuba Ropeway

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Mt. Tsukuba Ropeway.

The Mount Tsukuba Ropeway (筑波山ロープウェイ Tsukubasan Rōpuwei?) is Japanese aerial lift line in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, operated by Tsukuba Kankō Railway (筑波観光鉄道 Tsukuba Kankō Tetsudō?, "Tsukuba Sightseeing Railway"). The line, opened in 1965, climbs Mount Tsukuba. The company belongs to Keisei Group.

Basic data[edit]

  • System: Aerial tramway, 2 track cables and 2 haulage ropes
  • Distance: 1.3 kilometres (0.8 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 298 m (978 ft)
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 70
  • Cabins: 2
  • Stations: 2
  • Time required for single ride: 6 minutes

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Coordinates: 36°13′20″N 140°06′46″E / 36.22222°N 140.11278°E / 36.22222; 140.11278