A transport system combined a monorail with a ropeway. Opened on August
Class 200 gondra, length 3.3m, width 2.1m, height 3.6m. weight 2.5ton( 5700 lbs), carry maximum 37 people at 18 km per hour. The route is short, only 1.3km long, but includes maximam slope 263 per mil.
18 min. trip from Hiroshima station on the JR-West San-yo line and get off the train at Seno station (rapid service is not available!). you will find a Skyrail terminus, Midori-guchi, in the same building. This transport system connects Midori-guchi station with Midori-chuo terminus via Midori-nakamachi station. Midori-chuo terminus situates in the central area in the bedroom town named Skyrail-town-Midorizaka,
|Gondras start/stop using linear motor and run between stations gripping a rope at 18 km per hour
|View from Midori-nakamachi station for Midori-chuo terminus. Look at shis slope!
|A driving pulley at Midori-guchi terminus.
|Ticket vending machines at Midori-chuo terminus. One way fare is 150 yen for adult.
|A departure timetable at Midori-chuo terminus. Service available every 10 minutes.
|IC sensor for a commuter ticket.
|A gate at Midori-nakamachi station. Tickets will not return when you pass the gate.
|A platform door (gate-side)
|A platform door (track-side)
|A gate at Midori-chuo terminus.
|A gondra approaching at Midori-chuo terminus
waiting for departure
|Inside of a gondra. seat arrangement 4 and 4 on each side.
|You can see beautiful houses.
|Poles stand on the center of the road
|Midori-guchi station building
|Midori-nakamachi station building
|Midori-chuo terminus building