Potenza metropolitan railway service
Overview
LocalePotenza
Transit typecommuter rail
Number of lines1
Number of stations11
Daily ridership400 per day (2008)[1]
Operation
Began operation2007
Operator(s)Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Technical
System length20 km (12.4 mi)
Track gauge950mm
System map

The Potenza metropolitan railway service is a commuter rail system operated by Ferrovie Appulo Lucane. It serves the city of Potenza in the region of Basilicata, Italy.

History

Map of route in red, with RFI main lines shown in grey
Map of route in red, with RFI main lines shown in grey

The opening of the service took place on 1 November 2007 [2] on a 950 mm narrow gauge line built in the 1930s from Potenza to Avigliano.

Future projects

Improvement of the service began in 2015, with projects including elimination of level crossings, increased frequency, modernisation of stations and the construction of a new terminus station Gallitello.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Basilica Notizie: Potenza, servizio metropolitana leggera sarà definitivo". Blogspot.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Basilica Notizie: Potenza, servizio metropolitana leggera sarà definitivo". Blogspot.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Metropolitana a Potenza arrivano i finanziamenti". La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno. Retrieved 2 March 2018.