Keihan Cable Line

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Keihan Cable Line funicular, in prior Otokoyama Line livery Otokoyama Cable.jpg
Keihan Cable Line funicular, in prior Otokoyama Line livery

The Iwashimizu-Hachimangū Cable (石清水八幡宮参道ケーブル, Iwashimizu hachmangū sandō kēburu), officially the Keihan Cable Line (京阪鋼索線, Keihan Kōsaku-sen), is a Japanese funicular line in Yawata, Kyoto, operated by Keihan Electric Railway. The line opened in 1926 as a route to Iwashimizu Shrine. Riders in January, the season of hatsumōde (New Year's Day visit to shrine), account for 50% of the whole year ridership.

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Prior to October 2019, it was known as the Otokoyama Cable (男山ケーブル, Otokoyama Kēburu). [1]

Basic data

Stations

Cable-hachimangū-guchi - Cable-hachimangū-sanjō

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References

  1. "京阪線駅名変更". keihan.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 1 October 2019.

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