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Transit > Europe > Norway > Bergen

Facts and Figures

System Type Funicular
Year Opened 1918
# of Lines 1
# of Cars 2
Mileage 850m
Gauge 1000mm
Stations 5
Power Cable
Fare Media Tickets
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 5/2015
Last Visit 5/2015
% Rode 100%



The Floibanen is a typical counter weigth funicular. It has two cars connected to each other via a cable and there is a passing siding mid-way onalong the trackway. There are 5 stations on the line. Although one a couple of times an hour do the cars stop at the mid-way stations. There probably should be six stations, to even out the stops. One of the stops on the top there is no station, so the car at the shost station must wait. It is a beautiful ride to the top and the views of Bergen are breathtaking. 

New Station # of Photos # New
  Floyen (top) 6  
  Vetrlidsalmenning (bottom) 10  
  Elsewhere 6  



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