Mount Tsukuba Ropeway
|Mount Tsukuba Ropeway|
|Character||Aerial tramway, 2 track cables and 2 haulage ropes|
|Location||Mount Tsukuba, Japan|
|No. of stations||2|
|Operator||Keisei Electric Railway|
|Carrier capacity||70 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins|
|Trip duration||6 min|
|Line length||1.3 kilometres (0.8 mi)|
|Vertical Interval||298 m (978 ft)|
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.
The ropeway tram passes 2 steel towers on the way to the final destination.
- (in Japanese) Tsukuba Kankō Railway official website
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