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(Italy )CATANIA

Catania
Catania metro runs 3.8 km (6 stops), with an underground section from Borgo to P.za Galatea and a ground level segment P.za Galatea-Stazione FS-Porto along the coast.
Some extensions are expected: Galatea-Giovanni XXIII (underground, 2 stops), Giovanni XXIII-Stesicoro (2 stops).
Another predicted extension is Borgo-Nesima (4 stops); infact metro interchanges at Borgo with Circumetnea railway, which is going to be modernized and trasformed into a suburban light rail system.
Rolling stock comes from Firema industries (2 cars trains, in single or double composition).
www.circumetnea.it (official site)

description uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011

map created on Jan 29th, 2011 (© 2005-2014 Ing. M. Tarozzi)

CHRONOLOGY
27-06-1999Borgo-Porto

CountryItaly
Line--
InhabitantsCity 370.000, District 700.000
Date opening1999
Future development:Borgo-Nesima (4 stops); Galatea-Giovanni XXIII-Stesicoro (2 stops); Giovanni XXIII-Stesicoro (2 stops)
Length (km)3.8
Track sectionsunderground (Borgo-P.za Galatea); ground level (P.za Galatea-Porto)
Stops6, average distance m 760
Platforms--
Platform doors--
general characteristics--
n. of vehicles4
n. of cars per vehicle2 (with 4 cars/double composition possibility)
Typesteel wheels
Vehicle dimensions (m)Length 39.5; width 2.85
Vehicle capacity (pax)442 (72 seated) in single composition
Frequency 15 min
Current/Voltage 3000 VDC
Guide/gauge 1435 mm
Speed Km/hMax 120
Accel./Decel. (m/sec2)1.1/1.1
System capacity--
Ridership--
Total cost--
Staff--
System builderFIREMA
ModelM88
NOTE--
technical data uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011