Maya Ropeway

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Maya Ropeway
Kobe maya ropeway03 1920.jpg
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Kōbe, Hyōgo, Japan
No. of stations 2
Open 1955
Operator Kōbe City Urban Development
Carrier capacity 29 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 5 min
Technical features
Line length 856 m (2,808 ft)
No. of cables 3
Operating speed 3.6 m/s (11.8 ft/s)
Vertical Interval 222 m (728 ft)

The Maya Ropeway (摩耶ロープウェー, Maya Rōpuwē) is Japanese aerial lift line in Kōbe, Hyōgo, operated by Kōbe City Urban Development. Together with Maya Cablecar, the line has an official nickname Maya View Line Yume-Sanpo (まやビューライン夢散歩, Maya Byū Rain Yume-Sanpo, "Maya View Line Dreamy Stroll"). Opened in 1955, the line climbs Mount Maya, with a scenic view of the city known as Kikuseidai.

Basic data[edit]

  • Cable length: 856 m (2,808 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 222 m (728 ft)
  • Spans: 1
  • Main engine: 75 kW (100.6 hp) three-phase motor

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Coordinates: 34°44′0.3″N 135°12′21.8″E / 34.733417°N 135.206056°E / 34.733417; 135.206056