Rokko Cable Line

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Rokkō Cable Line
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Rokkō Cable funicular in 2006
Overview
Native name六甲ケーブル線
Typefunicular railway
LocaleMount Rokkō, Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan
Stations2
Operation
Opened1932
Technical
Track length1.7 km (1.1 mi)
Number of tracksSingle-track with passing loop
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Rokkō Cable Line tracks
Night view from the upper station of Rokkō Cable Line

The Rokkō Cable Line (六甲ケーブル線, Rokkō Kēburu-sen) is a Japanese funicular line on Mount Rokkō in Kobe, Hyōgo. It is the only railway line Rokkō Maya Railway (六甲摩耶鉄道, Rokkō Maya Tetsudō) operates, while it also operates bus lines. The line opened in 1932.

The line's two stations differ in elevation by 493 m (1,617 ft).

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Coordinates: 34°45′6.3″N 135°14′12.9″E / 34.751750°N 135.236917°E / 34.751750; 135.236917