Akechidaira Ropeway

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Akechidaira Ropeway
Akechidaira Ropeway.jpg
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan
No. of stations 2
Open 1933
Reopened 1950
Operator Tobu_Railway
Carrier capacity 16 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 3 min
Technical features
Line length 300 m (984 ft)
No. of cables 3
Operating speed 2.5 m/s
Vertical Interval 86 m (282 ft)
Maximum Gradient 30°

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]

  • Cable length: 300 m (984 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 86 m (282 ft)

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