|Ropeway type||Multiple track standard ropeway|
|Maximum grade||28 degrees 17 minutes|
|Number of support pillars||7 pillars (15 to 29m)|
|Diameter of support cables||φ52mm|
|Diameter of towing cables||φ24mm|
|Carriage departure interval||20 minutes|
|Maximum passenger capacity||61 people|
|Travel time||12 minutes|
|Transit services commenced||July 27, 1970|
|Ropeway manufacturer||Nippon Cable Co., Ltd.|
The first ropeway in Japan to implement energy saving features!
After undergoing major upgrade work, to upgrade existing mechanisms and implement energy saving features, the “Rokko-Arima Ropeway” and “Maya Ropeway” have been refurbished, and have reopened on March 1st, 2014 and October 11th, 2014, respectively.
The energy saving features installed in the ropeway systems are the first of their kind in Japan, and are unprecedented when compared to other ropeway systems in the world.