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DESCRIPTION
Milan metro network currently consists in 4 lines (M1, M2, M3, M5).
The first metro line (M1) opened in 1964 (Lotto-Sesto Marelli) and it was extended in 1966, 1975, 1980, 1986, 1992 and 2005. M1 currently runs from Sesto to Pagano, where it radiates in 2 branches (Pagano-Rho Fiera, Pagano-Bisceglie). M1 interchanges with M2 (at Loreto and Cadorna), with M3 (at Duomo) and M5 (at Lotto); it's also connected to the suburbn railways network (at Cadorna and Porta Venezia stops).
The second line (M2) opened in 1969 (Caiazzo-Cascina Gobba); it was extended in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1985 and 1994. M2 has a common central section (Famagosta-Cascina Gobba) at whose ends it radiates in norh-eastern direction (Cascina Gobba-Gessate, Cascina Gobba-Cologno Nord) and southern direction (Famagosta-Assago Milanofiori Forum, Famagosta-Abbiategrasso). M2 interchanges with M1 (see above), M3 (at Milano Centrale) and M5 (at Garibaldi); M2 also serves an important park&ride area (at Famagosta stop) and it interchanges with the railways network (at Lambrate, Milano Centrale, Porta Garibaldi, Cadorna, Romolo and Porta Genova).
The third line (M3) opened in 1990 (Centrale FS-Porta Romana) just in time for Italia '90 Football Worlcup) and it was extended in 1991, 1995, 2003 and 2011. M3 interchanges with M5 (at Zara) and with the railways network (at Milano Centrale, Affori, Repubblica, Lodi TIBB).
The driverlesso metro M5 opened in 2013 (Zara-Bignami) and was extended in 2014-2015. M5 currently runs from Bignami to Milano San Siro, interchanging with the other metro lines (see above) and with the railways network (at Porta Garibaldi and Domodossola).
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
01-11-1964Sesto Marelli-LottoM1
02-04-1966Pagano-GambaraM1
18-04-1975Gambara-InganniM1
08-11-1975Lotto-QT8M1
12-04-1980QT8-San LeonardoM1
28-09-1986San Leonardo-Molino Dorino;Sesto Marelli-Sesto 1 MaggioM1
21-03-1992Inganni-BisceglieM1
04-09-2005Molino Dorino-Rho FieraM1
19-12-2005Pero stopM1
27-09-1969Caiazzo-Cascina GobbaM2
27-04-1970Caiazzo-Centrale FSM2
21-07-1971Centrale FS-Garibaldi FSM2
04-12-1972Cascina Gobba-GorgonzolaM2
03-03-1978Garibaldi FS-CadornaM2
07-06-1981Cascina Gobba-Cologno NordM2
30-10-1983Cadorna-Porta GenovaM2
13-04-1985Porta Genova-RomoloM2
1985Gorgonzola-GessateM2
01-11-1994Romolo-FamagostaM2
17-03-2005Famagosta-AbbiategrassoM2
20-02-2011Famagosta-Assago Milanofiori ForumM2
01-05-1990Centrale FS-DuomoM3
16-12-1990Duomo-Porta RomanaM3
12-05-1991Centrale FS-Sondrio;Porta Romana-San DonatoM3
16-12-1995Sondrio-ZaraM3
08-12-2003Zara-MaciachiniM3
26-03-2011Maciachini-ComasinaM3
10-02-2013Zara-BignamiDriverless Metro:M5
01-03-2014Zara-GaribaldiDriverless Metro:M5
29-04-2015Garibaldi-San Siro StadioDriverless Metro:M5
06-06-2015Portello stopDriverless Metro:M5
20-06-2015Cenisio stopDriverless Metro:M5
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TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
M1:27
M2:40.4
M3:16.6
M5:12.9
Single line stops
M1:38
M2:35
M3:21
M5:19
Single line avg. distance (km)
M1:0.7
M2:1.2
M3:0.85
M5:0.70
Total track length (km)
96.9
Total network stops
113
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.85
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
M1,M5:750 V DC by third rail
M2,M3:1500 V DC by third rail
Type of guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
M1,M2,M3:ANSALDOBREDA/FIREMA
M5:ANSALDO
Model
M1:1964 stock,Meneghino
M2:1970 stock,Meneghino
M3:Meneghino
M5:--
Operator
AZIENDA TRASPORTI MILANESI (ATM)


(DLM = Driverless Metro)
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