The third funicular line is coming to Istanbul: The third funicular line is coming to Istanbul. The line that will serve between Rumeli Fortress and Aşiyan is planned to be completed in 2019. The line, which can carry 6 thousand passengers per hour, will be integrated into the Yenikapı-Hacıosman subway from Boğaziçi University stop.
To Istanbul, Taksim-KabataşAfter the Karaköy-Beyoğlu funicular, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality funicular line comes. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality pressed the button for the line between Rumeli Fortress and Aşiyan. The new line is scheduled to be put out to tender on 3 March and will end in 24 months. There will be 815 stops on the 2 meters long line. It will extend from Aşiyan stop to Boğaziçi University on the coastline of Sarıyer. 2 vehicles will work on the line. Each vehicle will have a capacity of 200 people. 6 thousand passengers can be carried in two directions per hour. The line will be built with a 13 percent slope from the slope of the mountain to the coastline.
Source: I www.yenisafak.co