Mount Shosha Ropeway

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Mount Shosha Ropeway
Shoshazan Ropeway.jpg
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan
No. of stations 2
Open 1958
Operator Shinki Bus
Carrier capacity 71 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 4 min
Technical features
Line length 781 m (2,562 ft)
No. of cables 1 track cable and 2 haulage ropes
Operating speed 5 m/s
Vertical Interval 210 m (689 ft)

The Mt. Shosha Ropeway (書写山ロープウェイ, Shoshazan Rōpuwei) is Japanese aerial lift line in Himeji, Hyōgo, operated by the city government. The actual operation is entrusted to Shinki Bus (神姫バス), a local bus company. Opened in 1958, the line climbs Mount Shosha of Engyō-ji, a famous temple.

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  • Cable length: 781 m (2,562 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 210 m (689 ft)

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Coordinates: 34°52′53.3″N 134°39′51.4″E / 34.881472°N 134.664278°E / 34.881472; 134.664278