Ferrovie della Sardegna

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ARST Gestione FdS
Type Limited liability company
Industry Rail transport
Founded 1989
Headquarters Cagliari, Italy
Products Rail transport, Road transport
Website Corporate web site (in Italian)
Tickets - Timetable
Map of Railways in Sardinia

The Ferrovie della Sardegna (Railways of Sardinia), know also as ARST Gestione FdS and with the acronym FdS, was the regional railway network, in the island of Sardinia, Italy. In 2010 it was totally integrated with the main regional public transport company, the ARST (Azienda Regionale Sarda Trasporti).

It is the second railway operator in Sardinia, after Ferrovie dello Stato, having 203 kilometers of railways used for public transport, plus another four touristic lines, known as Trenino Verde, which run through the wildest parts of the island.

The company was founded in 1989. It is a narrow gauge railway system, using diesel locomotives and multiple units, electrified tram-trains in the metropolitan areas of Sassari and Cagliari and vintage diesel and steam locomotives on the touristic lines.

Today works are in progress to modernise several lines with the electrification of routes around the metropolitan areas of Sassari and Cagliari, new 6 diesel multiple units, built from Firema and Keller Electromechanics and panorama car trains on the touristic lines.

Lines[edit]

Public Transport Lines[edit]

Tourist Lines (Trenino Verde)[edit]

Main article: Trenino Verde

Dismantled Lines[edit]

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