Circumvesuviana is a local public transport company which manages the urban and suburban rail service within the Eastern quadrant of the metropolitan area of Naples. The Circumvesuviana railway network is self-contained and has no interchanges with other rail traffic, either national and regional, with a length of 142 km (88 mi) on six lines (narrow-gauge 950 mm). It has a network density of one station per 1.5 km, with a total of 96 stations.
The Circumvesuviana railway service covers a wide a catchment area of over 2 million people, distributed in 47 municipalities, with Scafati, San Valentino Torio, Sarno in the province of Salerno and Avella and Baiano in province of Avellino.
The lines all start from the terminus in Naples Porta Nolana, and then branch off in several places to towns on the province, the network forms an important commercial artery. The complete journey from Sorrento to Naples takes about one hour. Halfway along the line is the station at Pompeii Scavi, situated about 100 metres from the entrance to the excavations.
|Naples – Baiano||1885||Electric||38 km||28||Porta Nolana - Nola - Baiano||28||59 minutes|
|Naples – Sarno||1891||Electric||38 km||28||Porta Nolana - Ottaviano- Sarno||28||65 minutes|
|Naples – Poggiomarino||1904||Electric||35 km||25||Porta Nolana -Scafati - Poggiomarino||25||57 minutes|
|Naples – Sorrento||1932||Electric||47 km||36||Porta Nolana - Torre Annunziata - Sorrento||36||68 minutes|
Botteghelle – San Giorgio
|2001||Electric||8 km||7||Porta Nolana - Centro Direzionale - San Giorgio||11||15 minutes|
Pomigliano d'Arco – Acerra
|2005||Electric||3 km||4||Porta Nolana - Pomigliano - Acerra||16||28 minutes|
Rolling stock 
The network uses FE220 electric cars, usually coupled together to form a two- or three-car multiple units. These are painted white with red doors and ends. Power is supplied by overhead catenery and the train motors can generate up to 500 kilowatts of power.
Additionally, twenty-six new "Metrostar" three-car articulated units arrived between November 2008 and September 2009, manufactured by a consortium of Firema and AnsaldoBreda. These trains are capable of carrying 450 passengers and are styled by Pininfarina. As well as being more powerful, these also have computer driving aids, self-levelling suspension and onboard toilets.
- path in common with the Napoli - Baiano to the station Botteghelle.
- path in common with the Napoli - Baiano to the station Pomigliano d'Arco.
- Ecco "Metrostar", il nuovo treno della Circumvesuviana
- Official Circumvesuviana site (Italian)
- Unofficial site (mostly in (Italian) with summary in (English)
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