Shin-Kobe Ropeway

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Shin-Kōbe Ropeway.

The Shin-Kōbe Ropeway (新神戸ロープウェー, Shin-Kōbe Rōpuwē) is Japanese aerial lift line in Kōbe, Hyōgo, operated by Kōbe City Urban Development. It has an official nickname Kōbe Yume-Fūsen (神戸夢風船, "Kōbe Dreamy Baloon"). Opened in 1991, the line links Shin-Kōbe Station and Nunobiki Herb Garden. Its scenic view is popular among tourists.

Basic data[edit]

  • Cable length: 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 330 m (1,083 ft)
  • Longest span: 217 m (712 ft)
  • Spans: 12
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 6
  • Cabins: 69
  • Main engine: 200 kW DC motor
  • Operational speed: 3 m/s
  • Time required for single ride: 10 minutes

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Coordinates: 34°43′2″N 135°11′28″E / 34.71722°N 135.19111°E / 34.71722; 135.19111