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DESCRIPTION
Venice first tram routes opened in 1891 (initial horse tram services in Mestre and in Venezia Lido); these lines were electrified in 1906 (Mestre) and 1907 (Venezia Lido). The original tram network was close in 1938 (Mestre) and 1940 (Venezia Lido).
The first section (Favaro Veneto Monte Celo-Mestre Sernaglia) of an innovative tram on tyres opened on 19 December 2010; it was extended in 2011 (Mestre Sernaglia-Mestre Stazione FS), 2014 (Mestre Stazione FS-Marghera, passing underneath Mestre railway station through a new tram tunnel) and 2015 (Mestre Centro-Venezia Piazzale Roma).
Since 2015 the tram service ia articulated in 2 routes: T1 (Favaro Monte Celo-Venezia Piazzale Roma) and T2 (Mestre Centro-Marghera).
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1891initial horse tram opening in Mestre--
1891initial horse tram opening in Lido di Venezia--
1906electrification completed in Mestre--
1907electrification completed in Lido di Venezia--
1938Mestre tram network closure--
1940Lido di Venezia tram network closure--
19-12-2010Favaro Veneto Monte Celo-Mestre Sernaglia--
22-09-2011Mestre Sernaglia-Mestre Stazione FS--
12-09-2014Stazione FS-Marghera--
15-09-2015Mestre Centro-Venezia Piazzale Roma--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
T1:14
T2:6
Single line stops
T1:23
T2:14
Single line avg. distance (km)
T1:0.65
T2:0.45
Total track length (km)
20
Total network stops
37
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.55
Type
rubber tyres
Current/Voltage
750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
central monorail
Vehicles builder
LOHR
Model
Translohr STE4
Operator
ACTV
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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