Baku Funicular to be put into service tomorrow

Wed 31 Oct 2018 11:26 GMT | 15:26 Local Time

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Repair works carried out in Baku Funicular have been concluded.

Report informs that after the long-term renovation the funicular will be put into service tomorrow - on November 1.

Notably, Baku funicular was built on the initiative of the State Prize laureate of the USSR, Honored Engineer Alish Lamberansky (1914-1999) and was put into operation on May 5, 1960. In the Soviet times, the carriages of Baku funicular were prepared by a special order in Kharkov and brought to the capital. Baku Funicular has been repaired twice - in 2001 and 2007.

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