Shimoda Ropeway

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Shimoda Station of the Shimoda Ropeway

The Shimoda Ropeway (下田ロープウェイ Shimoda Rōpuwei?) is the name of Japanese aerial lift line in Shimoda, Shizuoka, as well as its operator. The company is a subsidiary of Izukyū Corporation. The line is also called Nesugatayama Ropeway (寝姿山ロープウェイ Nesugatayama Rōpuwei?), as it climbs Mount Nesugata. The observatory has a view of Port of Shimoda and Pacific Ocean. The line began operation on April 1, 1961.

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  • System: Aerial tramway, 3 cables
  • Cable length: 540 m (1,772 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 156 m (512 ft)
  • Maximum gradient: 26°49′
  • Operational speed: 3.6 m/s
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 41
  • Cabins: 2
  • Stations: 2
  • Duration of one-way trip: 3 minutes 30 seconds

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Coordinates: 34°40′45″N 138°57′6″E / 34.67917°N 138.95167°E / 34.67917; 138.95167