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Company NameGozaisho Ropeway Inc.
Scope of workNormal aerial tramway business (ropeway)
Special aerial tramway business (lift)
Restaurant and shop business (Gift corner at the base, mont-bell room Gozaisho Store,Restaurant & Shop Alpen Hall, Restaurant Nature)

Company Emblem

We fielded ideas for the emblem from the public through newspaper advertisement. From 1,072 applications, the idea of Mr. Kawauchi in Saga was selected. After being improved by Professor Kamekura, who was also in charge of the selection of Mie Kotsu’s company emblem, our company emblem was finally born.It represents the capital letter “G” of Gozaisho with the diagonal line in the middle in a 30 degree incline representing the steepest incline of the ropeway cable.

Corporate History

1955AprConsultations over the ropeway construction begin.
1956Oct.
Nov
Planning draft for the construction of Mt. Gozaisho aerial tramway created.
Gozaiho Mountain aerial tramway Inc. established.
1957May
Oct.
Trade name was determined as Gozaisho Ropeway Inc. and the company was established and registered under that name.
Construction contract for the aerial tramway awarded to Nippon Cable.
Construction contract of the building awarded. (Plan: Touhata Architects & Engineers; Construction: Takenaka Corporation)
1958April
Sept.
Cornerstone-laying ceremony
Company Emblem finalized.
1959March
Apr.
Aug.
Head office transferred. (from 1-1 Chuou, Tsu City to 8625 Komono, Komono-chou, Mie-gun, Mie Prefecture)
Completion ceremony / Commencement of operations [three-cabled automatic loop system (one hauling rope and two carrying ropes)]
Youth hostel opened.
1960Feb.
Feb.
Gozaisho Ski Resort established.
Sightseeing lift starts operating.
1961Mar.
Nov.
Anemometer installed to each supporting tower.
6th Supporting Tower repainted white.
1962Mar.
Jun.
Nihon Kamoshika (Japanese Serow) Center opened.
Sanjou (Summit) Hotel opened.
1963Mar.Weather observation begins at Mt. Gozaisho.
1964Jun.Construction of the Ontake Daigongen Shrine completed.
1972Feb.Ropeway breaks the 10,000,000th passenger mark.
1973Dec.Ropeway attendant system discontinued.
1974Dec.Supporting towers reinforced against strong winds. (5th Supporting Tower removed)
1977Oct.TV camera installed for track surveillance.
1981Dec.Supporting towers reinforced against strong winds. (2nd Tower: 16m→14m, 3rd: 11m→6.5m, 4th removed.)
1982Nov.Snow machine introduced at Gozaisho Ski Resort.
1983Jul.
Nov.
Gift Corner opened at the base.
Snow gun introduced in Gozaisho Ski Resort.
1984Jun.Rainfall observation radar completed. (Construction Ministry)
1985Feb.Ropeway breaks the 20,000,000th passenger mark.
1986Dec.Second lift (ski lift) starts operating.
1988Jul.Equipment renewed to increase transportation capacity (speed up). Two carrying ropes and one hauling rope → one carrying rope and one hauling rope.
1989Jul.New gondola made by CWA in Switzerland introduced.
1991Jan.
Jul.
Youth Hostel closed.
Sanjou (Summit) Hotel closed. Restaurant Azalea starts operating.
1998Aug.Ropeway breaks the 30,000,000th passenger mark.
2006Nov.Nihon Kamoshika (Japanese Serow) Center closed.
NPO “Gozaisho Nature School” takes over the center.
2009Apr.Gozaisho Ropeway marks 50th anniversary of commencement of operations.
2013Jul.Ropeway cards issued to commemorate the 55th anniversary of commencement of operations.
2014Jul.Eight Ropeway companies in the Chubu Region have issued a ropeway stamp card.
2016Aug.Ropeway breaks the 40,000,000th passenger mark.
2017Apr.Renewal Open Press Release.
2018Jul.
Renewal Open.
Observatory Restaurant Nature Open.

mont-bell room Gozaisho Store Open.

New gondola made by CWA in Switzerland introduced.
2019Apr.
Gozaisho Ropeway marks 60th anniversary of commencement of operations.

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