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Baku
Baku
Funicular
Funicular
(Azerbaijani: Bakı funikulyoru) is a funicular system in Baku, Azerbaijan. It connects a square on Neftchilar Avenue
Neftchilar Avenue
and Martyrs' Lane.[1] It is the first and remains the only funicular system in the country.

Contents

1 Technical characteristics 2 History 3 Modern funicular 4 References

Technical characteristics[edit]

A funicular with 2015 European Games
2015 European Games
branding

Train of Baku
Baku
Funicular
Funicular
in 2014

Length of railway track is 455 meters (1,493 ft) It consists of a single-track part and a passing place. There are two stations; electric and rope drive. Two coaches – BF-1 and BF-2 are exploited. Its transportation capacity is 2000 per day. Maximal speed is 2.5 m/s (8.2 ft/s). Interval between departures of coaches is 10 minutes. Time of train service between stations is 4 minutes. Working time is from 10:00 to 22:00.[2]

Capacity of a coach is 28 people.

History[edit]

Baku
Baku
Funicular
Funicular
in 2008

The funicular was constructed at initiative of Alish Lambaranski. It was opened in 1960. Tofig Ismayilov has been the director of the funicular since 2006.[3] Funicular
Funicular
has 11 Personnel. In Soviet times, it used coaches made in Kharkiv. Modern funicular[edit] Baku
Baku
Funicular
Funicular
was repaired several times. It was closed in late 1980’s and reopened in 2001. Baku
Baku
Funicular
Funicular
was capitally repaired in 2001 and 2007. In April 2011, it was again closed for the complete overhaul, and reopened on May 23, 2012.[4] The funicular has two stations called “Bahram Gur” and “Martyrs’ Lane”.[5]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Baku
Baku
Funicular.

References[edit]

^ "Бакинский фуникулер - вчера, сегодня, завтра". Trend.  ^ "Бакинский фуникулер открылся (ФОТО, ВИДЕО)". anspress.com.  ^ "ПОСЛЕДНЯЯ ОСТАНОВКА БАКИНСКОГО ФУНИКУЛЕРА". vesti.az.  ^ "Обновленный бакинский фуникулер – ФОТО". day.az.  ^ "Бакинский фуникулер будет реконструирован - ФОТО". 1news.az. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. 

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Old City Palace of the Shirvanshahs Maiden Tower Alley of Honor Martyrs' Lane Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center International Mugam Center of Azerbaijan Palace of Happiness Gulustan Palace Ismailiyya Palace Sovetsky Baku
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TV Tower Flame Towers

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Bay Baku
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Boulevard Samad Vurgun Park

Entertainment and recreation

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National Library of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
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National Academy of Sciences Azerbaijan
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State Marine Academy Azerbaijan
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State Oil Academy Baku
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International School

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International Sea Trade Port Baku
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Azadliq Square Fountains Square National Flag Square 28 May Street Boyuk Shor Highway Istiglaliyyat Street Neftchilar Avenue Nizami Street Rashid Behbudov Street Tbilisi Avenue

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