Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway

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Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway
Nikko Shiranesan Ropeway.jpg
Overview
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
System Gondola lift
Location Katashina, Gunma, Japan
Elevation lowest:  1,390 m (4,560 ft)
highest: 1,992 m (6,535 ft)
No. of stations 2
Open 1933
Reopened 1950
Operation
Operator Tobu_Railway
Carrier capacity 8 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 15 min
Technical features
Line length 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Operating speed 5.0 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