F1 Taksim–Kabataş funicular line

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F1 Taksim–Kabataş funicular line
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Native nameF1 Taksim–Kabataş füniküler hattı
Line numberF1
LocaleIstanbul, Turkey
Operator(s)Metro Istanbul
Daily ridership35,000
Opened29 June 2006 (2006-06-29)
Line length0.594 km (0.369 mi)
Maximum incline22%
Route diagram

0.0 km
0 mi
Kabataş Line T1 ferry/water interchange
0.6 km
0.4 mi
Taksim Line M2 Line T2

The F1 Taksim–Kabataş funicular line (Turkish: F1 Taksim–Kabataş füniküler hattı)[1] is an underground funicular in Istanbul, Turkey. It serves the F1 line of the Istanbul metro which connects the hubs at Taksim Square and Kabataş, Istanbul.[2]


The funicular was built by the Doppelmayr Garaventa Group[3] 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. As of 2016 the daily ridership was 30,000 passengers between the operating hours from 6:15 to 0:00, daily number of trips were 195, with a headway of 3 minutes during peak hours.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "F1 Taksim-Kabataş Füniküler Hattı". metro.istanbul. Retrieved 2019-11-28.
  2. ^ a b "F1 Taksim - Kabatas Funiculer Line". Metro İstanbul. Archived from the original on 2016-11-21. Retrieved 2017-12-06.
  3. ^ "375-FUL Taksim - Kabatas". Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH. Retrieved 2017-12-07.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kabataş–Taksim funicular at Wikimedia Commons