Porta San Paolo Railway Museum

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Rome Porta San Paolo Railway Park Museum
Parco museo ferroviario Roma Porta San Paolo
Roma, Museo p.ta San Paolo VL03.JPG
Established September 18th 2004
Location Rome, Piazza di Porta San Paolo
Type Railway and tramline museum
Website http://www.roma.it/page.asp?p=137&r=1507&rs=1&act=1

The Rome Porta San Paolo Railway Park Museum is a museum in Rome (Italy), relevant to rail transports.

It is housed within the Roma Porta San Paolo railway station, next to the Piramide station of the metro (line B).

General[edit]

The museum, inaugurated on 18 September 2004, is in part in the open, where the restored rolling stocks are placed, and in part indoors, where scale models, devices and technical objects are displayed, such giving a full outline of the history of railway public transports in Rome.

The museum is opened from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday. The entrance is free.

Rolling stocks[edit]

The many samples kept into the museum include:

  • Locomotive Breda AEG, year 1915, s.n. 01 STEFER from the Rome–Fiuggi railway.
  • Locomotive Carminati-Toselli TIBB, year 1922, s.n. 05 STEFER from the Rome–Lido railway.
  • Electric locomotive ECD "Officine Meccaniche della Stanga" TIBB, year 1931, s.n. 21 from the Rome–Civitacastellana–Viterbo railway.
  • Tram STFER series 400, s.n. 404 "Officine Meccaniche della Stanga" TIBB, year 1941, from the Tramvie dei Castelli Romani.
  • Tram STEFER, s.n. 70, from the extra-urban service on the Castelli Romani lines.
  • STEFER, flat service wagon obtained by modifying a former extra-urban two-axle trailer.
  • Power trolley STEFER used for inspections on the Rome–Fiuggi railway.

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