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Padua
In Padua the first phase (Stazione FS-Guizza) of SIR 1 line opened on 24 March 2007; it consists in a tram-on-tyres system, based on Translohr technology. The whole network will be articulated in 3 radial lines (converging on the railway station):
- SIR 1, from Pontevigodarzere to Guizza (north-south, 10.4 km);
- SIR 2, from Sarmeola to Ponte di Brenta (east-west, 12.6 km);
- SIR 3, from Stazione FS to Padua south-eatern side (Voltabarozzo) serving the main hospital area (5.4 km).
The current ridership is about 4 millions pax/year.
www.trampadova.it (official site)

description uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011

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

CHRONOLOGY
24-03-2007Stazione FS-Guizza

CountryItaly
LineMetrotram (SIR1)
InhabitantsCity 205.000. District 860.000
Date opening2007
Future development:The complete Metrotram network is articulated in 3 lines (SIR1, SIR2, SIR3)
Length (km)10.5
Track sectionsground level, mostly in reserved lanes
Stops24, average distance m 457
Platforms--
Platform doors--
General characteristicsheight cm 25
n. of vehicles14
n. of cars per vehicle3
Typerubber tyres bi-directional
Vehicle dimensions (m)length 25, width 2.20
Vehicle capacity (pax)164
Frequency 5'/
Current/Voltageelectric power overhead+batteries
Type of guide/gaugecentral rail
Speed Km/hComm. 19-22
Accel./Decel. (m/sec2)1.3/
System capacity1.800 pphpd
Ridership4 millions pax/year
Total cost6 M Euro/km
Staff--
System builderLOHR
ModelTranslohr STE3
NOTE--
technical data uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011