FL6 (Lazio regional railways)

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Roma Termini–Cassino
FL6
E.656.584 with an FR6 train at Cassino, 1995.
E.656.584 with an FL6 train
at Cassino, 1995.
Overview
Type Regional rail
System Lazio regional railways
Status Operational
Locale Rome, Italy
Termini Roma Termini
Cassino
Stations 22
Daily ridership 50,000
Line number FL6
Website ATAC (Italian)
Operation
Opening 1994
Operator(s) Trenitalia
Technical
Line length 137 km (85 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 3,000 V DC
Operating speed 60 km/h (37 mph) (ave)
Route map
The Lazio regional railways network.

The FL6 (until 2012 FR6) is a regional rail route. It forms part of the network of the Lazio regional railways (Italian: ferrovie regionali del Lazio), which is operated by Trenitalia, and converges on the city of Rome, Italy.[1]

The route operates over the infrastructure of the Rome–Cassino–Naples railway. Within the territory of the comune of Rome, it plays the role of a commuter railway.[2] It is estimated that on average about 50,000 passengers travel on an FL6 train each day.

The designation FL6 appears only in publicity material (e.g. public transport maps), in the official timetables, and on signs at some stations. The electronic destination boards at stations on the FL6 route show only the designation "R" and the relevant train number.[2]

Route[edit]

The FL6, a radial route, runs from Roma Termini, on the southern perimeter of Rome's city centre, in a south easterly direction, via the Rome–Cassino–Naples railway, to Cassino.[2]

Stations[edit]

The stations on the FL6 are as follows:[3]

Scheduling[edit]

The FL6 route is included in the Trenitalia official timetable M80 Roma–Cassino–Caserta–Napoli.

As of 2012, FL6 services operated between Roma Termini and Cassino on a clock-face schedule once every hour in each direction. The full trip between these two stations is 138 km (86 mi) long, and takes about two hours.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ferrovie metropolitane e regionali - Informazioni". 060608 website. Roma Capitale. Retrieved 9 November 2012.  (Italian)/(English)
  2. ^ a b c d "Linea ferroviaria FR6 Roma - Frosinone - Cassino". Lazio.portale-infrastrutture website (in Italian). Unioncamere Lazio. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "FR6: Roma Termini - Frosinone/Cassino". 060608 website. Roma Capitale. Retrieved 9 November 2012.  (Italian)/(English)

External links[edit]

  • ATAC – official site (Italian)
  • ATAC mapschematic depicting all routes in the Rome railway network

This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at November 2012.