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The F1, officially referred to as the F1 Taksim–Kabataş funicular line (Turkish: F1 Taksim–Kabataş füniküler hattı) is a two-station funicular line in Istanbul, Turkey. It connects the hubs at Taksim Square and Kabataş, Istanbul.[1]

F1 Taksim–Kabataş
Istanbul F1 Line Symbol.png
Kabatas Funicular qilin.jpg
Overview
TypeFunicular
LocaleIstanbul, Turkey
Stations2
Daily ridership35,000
WebsiteF1
Operation
Opened29 June 2006 (2006-06-29)
Operator(s)Metro Istanbul
Technical
Line length0.594 km (0.369 mi)
Route diagram

Dist.
0.0 km
0 mi
Kabataş Line T1
0.6 km
0.4 mi
Taksim Line M2 Line T2

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OverviewEdit

The funicular was built by the Doppelmayr Garaventa Group[2] and opened on June 29, 2006, the funicular is operated by Metro İstanbul company, a subsidiary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. The ride on the 594 m (1,949 ft) line takes 2.5 minutes. The daily ridership is 30,000 passengers between the operating hours from 6:15 to 0:00. Daily number of trips is 195, with a headway of 3 minutes during peak hours.[1]

StationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "F1 Taksim - Kabatas Funiculer Line". Metro İstanbul. Retrieved 2017-12-06.
  2. ^ "375-FUL Taksim - Kabatas". Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH. Retrieved 2017-12-07.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kabataş–Taksim funicular at Wikimedia Commons