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May 07, 2015
Photo of the Week, Yoshino Ropeway

Photo of the Week: Yoshino Ropeway (吉野ロープウェイ)

Photographer: Photo by Flickr user Kzaral. About: Built in 1929, the Yoshino Ropeway is believed to be Japan’s oldest surviving cable system. Connecting to Mount Yoshino, it functions as an aerial transport link for sightseers as well as nearby residents. The system is only 349m in length and each cabin holds 28 passengers. In 2013,...

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Jan 16, 2012
Aerial Trams, Installations, Public Transit, Technologies, Yoshino Ropeway

Yoshino Ropeway – World’s First CPT?

Gondola Project largely began because we noticed that there was a lack of accurate online educational resources on cable technology. Over these past years, we’ve helped a lot people from all backgrounds learn more about CPT systems by separating fact from fiction. As we know, despite our best efforts, a gap still exists within cable...

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