Naples–Aversa railway

The Napoli–Aversa railway (Italian: Linea Napoli-Giugliano-Aversa), also known as Rainbow line as each station is identified by a different colour, or Alifana bassa, is a rapid transit line that connects Naples with its northern suburbs.

Naples-Aversa Metro Line
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Piscinola station
Overview
Statusin use
LocaleCampania, Italy
Stations5
Service
TypeRapid Transit
Operator(s)EAV
History
Opened2005 (2005)
Technical
Line length10.5 km (6.5 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification1,5 kV DC
Route map
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RouteEdit

The line connects Naples (Piscinola station) to the town of Aversa. Only Piscinola station (shared with line 1) is within the municipality of Naples.

ManagementEdit

The line is managed by Ente Autonomo Volturno [it] (EAV) company.

HistoryEdit

The first section of the line, between Piscinola and Mugnano, was opened in 2005.[1]

In 2009, the line was extended from Mugnano to Aversa Centro, with two intermediate stops in Giugliano and Aversa Ippodromo.[2]

ServiceEdit

Trains usually travel every 15 minutes, and every 10 minutes during peak hours.[3]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Metropolitana suburbana. In: ″I Treni″ Nr. 273 (September 2005), p. 12.
  2. ^ Augusto Cracco, Alessandro Lutri: Sottoterra da Aversa a Napoli. In: ″I Treni″ Nr. 316 (June 2009), p. 30–34.
  3. ^ Timetable Archived 2013-05-30 at the Wayback Machine