Mount Tsukuba Ropeway

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Mount Tsukuba Ropeway
Mt Tsukuba Ropeway.jpg
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway, 2 track cables and 2 haulage ropes
Location Mount Tsukuba, Japan
No. of stations 2
Open 1965
Operator Keisei Electric Railway
Carrier capacity 70 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 6 min
Technical features
Line length 1.3 kilometres (0.8 mi)
Vertical Interval 298 m (978 ft)
(video) Moving down on 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.

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The ropeway tram passes 2 steel towers on the way to the final destination.

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