Line: Line 1, Line 6
Inhabitants: City 990000, District 3130000
DESCRIPTION(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Naples metro network consists in 2 lines (Line 1 and Line 6) and it's integrated by 2 suburban underground railway lines (Line 2, Linea Arcobaleno: Napoli-Giugliano).
Line 1 opened in 1993 (Vanvitelli-Colli Aminei) and it was extended in 1995 (Colli Aminei-Piscinola) 2001 (Vanvitelli-Museo), 2002 (Museo-Dante), 2011 (Dante-Università) and 2013 (Università-Garibaldi). Vanvitelli-Salvator Rosa section runs in a curved gallery (with an average vertical gradient of 5.5%).
Line 6 (light metro) connects the agglomerations of Fuorigrotta and Mergellina; its first section (Museo-Mergellina) opened in 2007. This line was built re-using part of the former infrastructures of the so-called Linea Tranviaria Rapida (LRT line) which had to be opened in occasion of Italia '90 Football Worldcup but was never completed.
Line 2 (15 km, 12 stops) isn't a properly said metro line, being a suburban underground railway track passing through the city; it was opened in 1925 and electrified in 1935. Line 2 interchanges with Line 1 (at Museo/Piazza Cavour and at Garibaldi) and with Line 6 (at Mostra and Mergellina stops).
Linea Arcobaleno (Napoli-Giugliano-Aversa) is another suburban underground railway track (10.5 km, 5 stops) connecting part of the the northern territory of Naples metropolitan area. It interchanges with metro Line 1 at Piscinola stop.
HISTORY(last modified February 19, 2017 )
|28-03-1993||Vanvitelli-Colli Aminei||Line 1|
|19-07-1995||Colli Aminei-Piscinola||Line 1|
|05-07-2003||Materdei intermediate stop||Line 1|
|17-09-2012||Toledo intermediate stop||Line 1|
|02-06-2015||Municipio intermediate stop||Line 1|
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Single line length (Km)
Single line stops
Single line avg. distance (km)
Total track length (km)
Total network stops
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Line 1:1500 V DC overhead
Line 6:750 V DC overhead
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Line 1:OFFICINE FIORE/ANSALDO
Line 6:MN L.6
AZIENDA NAPOLETANA MOBILITA' (ANM)
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metro - naples; By Friedrichstrasse (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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