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The Midorizaka Skyrail

Midorizaka Skyrail. Image from Wikipedia.

In 1998 a group of companies led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kobe Steel invented a new form of transit. The system, to be located in the town of Midorizaka, would blend aerial ropeway, monorail and people mover technologies to create something altogether unique.

They called it the Skyrail. It operates at 18 km/hr, has three stations and is 1.3 km long.

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