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Kurobe Cable Car

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Kurobe Cable Car funicular
Kurobe Cable Car funicular
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The Kurobe Cable Car (黒部ケーブルカー, Kurobe Kēburukā), officially the Cable Line (鋼索線, Kōsaku-sen), is a Japanese funicular line in Tateyama, Toyama, operated by Tateyama Kurobe Kankō. The company also operates another funicular with the same official name. The line is a part of Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. The line goes entirely under a tunnel to protect it from snow. It opened in 1969.

Basic data

  • Distance: 0.8 km (0.5 mi)
  • Gauge: 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
  • Stations: 2
  • Vertical interval: 373 m (1,224 ft)

See also

Coordinates: 36°34′0.6″N 137°39′16.3″E / 36.566833°N 137.654528°E / 36.566833; 137.654528


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