Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway

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Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway
Nikko Shiranesan Ropeway.jpg
Overview
StatusOperational
CharacterAerial tramway
SystemGondola lift
LocationKatashina, Gunma, Japan
Elevationlowest:  1,390 m (4,560 ft)
highest: 1,992 m (6,535 ft)
No. of stations2
Open1933
Reopened1950
Operation
OperatorTobu_Railway
Carrier capacity8 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration15 min
Technical features
Line length2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Operating speed5.0 m/s

The Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway (日光白根山ロープウェイ, Nikkō Shiranesan Rōpuwei) is Japanese aerial lift line in Katashina, Gunma, operated by Nippon Paper Development. Opened in 1950, the line climbs Mount Nikkō-Shirane, the tallest mountain in Kantō region. The line is mostly inside Malnuma Kōgen Ski Resort (丸沼高原スキー場). As such, it primary transports skiers, but it also openes in other seasons for tourists.

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Coordinates: 36°48′38.4″N 139°20′31.4″E / 36.810667°N 139.342056°E / 36.810667; 139.342056