Transport in Italy


Transport in Italy

Transport in Italy

Railways

*"total:" 19,394 km, also on Sardinia and Sicily.
*"standard gauge:" 18,071 km 1.435-m gauge; Italian Railways (FS) operates 16,014 km of the total standard gauge routes (11,322 km electrified)
*"narrow gauge:" 112 km 1.000-m gauge (112 km electrified); 1,211 km 0.950-m gauge (153 km electrified) (1998)

Trenitalia SpA is the passenger and freight transport company of Ferrovie dello Stato.

[http://members.aol.com/Zacarious1/his.italy.html Italian Railroad Stations (history)]

High Speed Trains:

(Lines)

*Turin-Milan (under construction, 2006)
*Milan-Verona-Venice (under development)
*Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples (under construction and operating, 2006)
*Napoli-Sicily Bridge-Palermo (under development)
*Milan-Genoa (under development)
*Milan-Lyon(France) (Alps tunnel under development, 2012)

Cities with rapid transit underground railway systems:
* Rome 2 lines + 1 under construction (8 lines of commuter rails - FR Lines -; 3 lines of suburban rails -)
* Naples 2 line + 1 under construction (5 lines of commuter rails)
* Milan 3 lines + 2 under construction (8 lines of commuter rails - S Lines -; 5 lines of regional rail - FNM lines - )
* Genoa 1 line
* Catania 1 line
* Turin 1 line
* Brescia 1 line under construction
* Bologna 1 line under develop

Rail links with adjacent countries

* France
* Switzerland
* Austria
* Slovenia
* Vatican City

tations

Big Stations program (Station renovations), €400 million program, from ending 2005
*Milan Stazione Centrale
*Bari Centrale
*Bologna Centrale
*Florence SMN
*Genoa Brignole and Piazza Principe
*Naples Centrale
*Palermo Centrale
*Rome Termini Station
*Turin Porta Nuova
*Venice Mestre and Santa Lucia
*Verona Porta Nuova

Highways

*"total:" 815,254 km [ cite web|url=http://www.iraptranstats.net/it |title=Transport in Italy |accessdate=2008-10-06 |date=2008-04-13 |work=International Transport Statistics Database |publisher=iRAP ] (including 6,957 km of expressways - 1998 est.)

All highways in Italy are paved.

Waterways

* 2,400 km for various types of commercial traffic, although of limited overall value

City with almost all transport by boat: Venice (public transport by waterbus)

Pipelines

* crude oil 1,703 km; petroleum products 2,148 km; natural gas 19,400 km

Ports and harbours

* Ancona, Arbatax, Augusta (Sicily), Bagnoli, Bari, Brindisi, Cagliari, Catania, Civitavecchia, Gela, Genoa, Gioia Tauro, La Spezia, Livorno, Messina, Milazzo, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Porto Foxi, Porto Torres, Ravenna, Salerno, Savona, Taranto, Trieste, Venice.

Merchant marine

*"total:" 427 ships (with a volume of GRT|1,000|first=yes or over) totaling GRT|6,971,578/DWT|9,635,770|metric|first=yes
*"ships by type:" bulk carrier 41, cargo ship 45, chemical tanker 73, combination ore/oil 2, container ship 20, Liquified Gas Carrier 38, livestock carrier 1, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger ship 6, petroleum tanker 87, roll-on/roll-off ship 58, short-sea passenger 26, specialized tanker 13, vehicle carrier 16 (1999 est.)

Airports

133 (2006)

Hubs

*Malpensa International Airport (Milan)
*Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport (Rome)

Airports - with paved runways

*"total:" 97
*"over 3,047 m:" 5: Malpensa International Airport (Milan/Varese), Linate Airport (Milan), Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport (Rome), ...
*"2,438 to 3,047 m:" 33
*"1,524 to 2,437 m:" 16
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 31
*"under 914 m:" 12 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways

*"total:" 38
*"1,524 to 2,437 m:" 2
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 19
*"under 914 m:" 18 (1999 est.)

Heliports

5


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