The funicular, which involves our language from French, is known as a passenger transport system made within the type of an elevator to 2 distances between them.
The funicular, which might be heard on daily basis by these residing in Istanbul and utilizing public transportation, has handed into our language from the French phrase “funiculaire”.
WHAT IS FUNICULAR?
The funicular, the general public transport car used on sloping lands, is a transport system with a excessive carrying capability.
STRUCTURE OF FUNICU
The funicular, which is utilized in areas with low to excessive distances or vice versa, consists of the railway in addition to its elevator-like construction.
USE OF FUNICULAR
The usage of the funicular is as follows:
Wagons are pulled up by rope assist. The power utilized to the traction rope is utilized by the electrical motor and the redactor. Within the system the place the strain rope system is situated on the station, there is a rail parallel to one another in the midst of the funicular line. When the automobiles come collectively in the midst of the road, the parallel springs come collectively and arrive on the station.
THE FIRST FUNICULAR IN TURKEY
Turkey’s first funicular software was made in 1867 when folks got here to Istanbul to make a touristic journey. It was offered as an concept by a Frenchman named Eugene-Henri Gavand.
OPENING THE FUNICU
Seeing the movement of individuals between Galata and Beyoğlu, Gavand began to assemble a tunnel in 1871, and the funicular tunnel was put into service in 1875.
The funicular tunnel was renovated in 1968 to be developed with trendy know-how, and it was made to function with electrical energy. After 3 years of labor, the tunnel was put into service once more on November 9, 1971.