Beppu Ropeway

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Beppu Ropeway
Beppu Ropeway Tsurumi go.JPG
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Beppu, Ōita, Japan
Coordinates Coordinates: 33°16′53.5″N 131°26′28″E / 33.281528°N 131.44111°E / 33.281528; 131.44111
No. of stations 2
Open 1962
Carrier capacity 101 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 3 min
Technical features
Line length 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
No. of cables 2 track cables and 2 haulage ropes
Operating speed 4.1 m/s
Vertical Interval 792 m (2,598 ft)

The Beppu Ropeway (別府ロープウェイ?, Beppu rōpuwei) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Beppu, Ōita. This is the only line operated by Beppu Ropeway, a subsidiary of the Kintetsu Group. Opened in 1962, the line climbs Mount Tsurumi (鶴見岳?) near the Beppu onsen hot spring resort. The mountain is most famous as one of the few hard rime sights in Kyūshū. The line operates the whole year.

Basic data[edit]

  • Cable length: 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 792 m (2,598 ft)

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