Turin Metropolitan Railway Service

The Turin Metropolitan Railway Service (Italian: Servizio Ferroviario Metropolitano), simply known as SFM, is a commuter rail system serving the metropolitan area of Turin, Italy. The system comprises 8 lines operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti and Trenitalia, serving 93 stations.

Turin Metropolitan Railway Service
SFM
Simbolo SFM.svg
Overview
LocalePiedmont Metropolitan City of Turin
Transit typeCommuter rail
Number of lines8
Number of stations93
Websitehttp://www.sfmtorino.it/
Operation
Began operation9 December 2012 (2012-12-09)
Operator(s)GTT, Trenitalia
Host railroadsGTT, RFI
Technical
System length455 km (283 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
System map

Torino - mappa servizio ferroviario metropolitano 2017.svg

The core of the system, serving most sfm lines, is the passante ferroviario, a tunnel running 8 km through the city from north to south, at a maximum depth of 18 meters. The tunnel permits passengers to travel from Torino Stura station to Torino Lingotto station in 15 minutes.[1]

NetworkEdit

Line Terminals Year opened Last extension Length Stations Operator
Pont CanaveseChieri 2012 2013 75 kilometres (47 mi) 19 GTT
ChivassoPinerolo 2012 62 kilometres (39 mi) 15 Trenitalia
Bardonecchia/SusaTorino Porta Nuova 2012 2017 95 kilometres (59 mi) 19 Trenitalia
Torino SturaBra 2012 2016 60 kilometres (37 mi) 17 Trenitalia
Torino SturaAsti 2013 65 kilometres (40 mi) 14 Trenitalia
Torino SturaFossano 2013 75 kilometres (47 mi) 12 Trenitalia
Torino DoraCeres 2012 45 kilometres (28 mi) 21 GTT
CavallermaggioreAlba 2013 2016

(line shortened)

13 kilometres (8.1 mi) 3 Trenitalia

Future ProjectsEdit

Line Terminals Estimated Completion Project Type Status
Cavallermaggiore - Savigliano - Saluzzo 2018 Extension Proposed
Grugliasco - Caselle 2019 Extension Proposed
sfm5 San Luigi-Orbassano - Quaglia-Le Gru - San Paolo - Torino Stura 2020 New line[2][3] Construction
Torino Rebaudengo Fossata - Torino Lingotto 2020 New stations Proposed

Rolling stockEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.sfmtorino.it/le-linee-sfm/ Le 8 linee SFM Torino - Da Lingotto a Stura in soli 15 minuti
  2. ^ unknown (May 22, 2016). "Al via i lavori per la Linea 5 del SFM". Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin. TELT sas. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.telt-sas.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/MAPPA-SM5.jpg Proposed map of line sfm5

External linksEdit

  Media related to Turin metropolitan railway service at Wikimedia Commons