THE GS TRAM SITE

TORINO - TURIN

ITALIA - ITALY

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19 Apr. 2015

The rail-based urban transit system in Turin after the introduction of route 6 and the suspension of route 13/.




ITALIA - ITALY

FIRENZE - FLORENCE

MILANO - MILAN

ROMA - ROME

TORINO - TURIN


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ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

B Bertola PN Porta Nuova
C Castello PR Piazza della Repubblica
CSM Corso San Maurizio PS Ponte di Sassi
CT Corso Tortona RU Re Umberto
M Matteotti SPS Stazione Porta Susa
OMV Ospedale Maria Vittoria VE Vittorio Emanuele II
PB Piazza Bernini VV P. Vittorio Veneto


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ROUTES


Operator: Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  3 Vallette - Largo Toscana - Tassoni - Rondò Forca - Piazza della Repubblica - Corso Tortona
  4 Falchera - Stazione Stura - Scotellaro - Ospedale Giovanni Bosco - Piazza della Repubblica - Bertola [back: Matteotti] - Porta Nuova - Sommelier - Caio Mario - Strada del Drosso
  6 Statuto - Bertola - Castello - Piazza della Repubblica - P. Hermada
  7 Castello - P. Vittorio Veneto - Vittorio Emanuele II - Porta Nuova - Re Umberto - Vinzaglio - Bertola - Castello [Circular route, clockwise; touristic (heritage) line]
  9 Stampalia - Largo Toscana - Tassoni - Ospedale Maria Vittoria - Piazza Bernini - Piazza Adriano - Vinzaglio - Re Umberto - Porta Nuova - Vittorio Emanuele II - Torino Esposizioni
10 Rondò Forca - Statuto - Vinzaglio - Duca Abruzzi - Orbassano - Caio Mario - Corso Settembrini
15 Via Brissogne - P. Sabotino - Duca Abruzzi - Re Umberto - Matteotti [back: Bertola] - Castello - Carlo Alberto - P. Vittorio Veneto - Corso Belgio - Ponte di Sassi - Stazione Sassi - P. Coriolano
16 P. Sabotino - Duca Abruzzi - Sommelier - Torino Esposizioni - Vittorio Emanuele II - P. Vittorio Veneto - Corso San Maurizio - Piazza della Repubblica - Rondò Forca - Tassoni - Ospedale Maria Vittoria - Piazza Bernini - Piazza Adriano - P. Sabotino [Circular route, both directions]

RACK TRAM ROUTE

79 Stazione Sassi - Basilica di Superga

METRO ROUTE

M1 Lingotto - Porta Nuova - Vinzaglio - Piazza Bernini - Fermi


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 84 km.
  • Rack tramway: 3.1 km.
  • Metro: 13.2 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways (horse-drawn) 1871 - ? ; (electric): 1898 - today
  • Mountain tramway: (funicular) 24 May 1886 - 1932; (electric rack tramway) 16 Apr. 1935 - today.
  • Metro (VAL-type automated): 4 Feb. 2006 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1435 mm.
  • Rack tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Metro: ? mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Accattatis, A. Linee tranviarie a Torino [Tram routes in Turin] Firenze: Phasar, 2007.
  • Bryant, J.A. "Light rail for Torino", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Nov. 1979 (42: 503), p.385-392.
  • Cross, B. "The Sassi-Superga rack tramway", Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Feb. 1995 (58: 686), p.36-37.
  • Cross, B. "The urban trams of Torino: The last thirty years", Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Feb.-March 1995 (58: 686-687), p.31-35 & 59-61.
  • Hamilton, J.G. & Price, J.H. "Torino - Rete '82", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, June 1983 (46:546), p.195-204.
  • Russell, M. "Classic Trams: Torino - Inspired heritage operation", Tramways & Urban Transit, July 2011 (74: 883), p.284-285.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Torino: A new role for the tramway", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2002 (64: 772), p.128-131.

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