F1 (Istanbul Metro)

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Kabataş–Taksim funicular
Istanbul F1 Line Symbol.png
Funicular Taksim-Kabataş 1.JPG
Funicular vehicle at Taksim Square terminal.
Owner Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Locale Istanbul
Transit type Funicular
Number of stations 2
Began operation June 29, 2006; 12 years ago (2006-06-29)
Operator(s) Metro İstanbul
Number of vehicles 2 (4 cars)
System length 594 m (1,949 ft)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
System map
Kabataş–Taksim Funicular
0.0 km
0 mi
Kabataş Line T1
0.6 km
0.4 mi
Taksim Line M2 Line T2

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


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]


See also[edit]


  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 links[edit]

Media related to Kabataş–Taksim funicular at Wikimedia Commons