uphill subway in haifa
uphill subway in haifa
dec 06, 2009

uphill subway in haifa

the carmelit is an uphill subway system in haifa, israel that opened in 1959. the system has 6 stations along its 1.8 km track that climbs mt. carmel. the stations look very much like a regular subway but are slopped on an angle with stairs to make moving up and down easier. the system transports around 2,000 people along the track each day and is among the most unusual subway stations in the world.


uphill subway in haifa

uphill subway in haifa

uphill subway in haifa

  • Cutecute!!!!

    Penghao says:
  • Haifa respect!

    haifa style says:
  • you forgot to mention the carts goind down pull the ones going up so that the energy intake is minimal.

    sheten says:
  • it is actually a funicular (cable car) and not a subway. there are no engines in the cars, only at the last station.

    haifa says:
  • halloo
    I see that you haven’t seen the uphill sub way in istanbul,,it is already 200 years old and beatiful.

    turhan says:
  • and what about invalids? there is no ramp!!!!

    s_agisheva says:
  • And the one in Lausanne, Switzerland?
    Le flon!

    Yo! says:
  • ¿Y los de Valparaíso (Chile)?

    asap says:
  • One in Barcelona, although less steep.

    Eric M says:
  • What is the track gauge?

    Peter Horn says:

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