Taranto–Brindisi railway

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Taranto–Brindisi railway
Platform of Tarant Station.JPG
Taranto railway station
System Trenitalia
Status Operational
Locale Italy (Puglia)
Termini Taranto railway station
Brindisi railway station
Stations 10
Opening 1886
Operator(s) Trenitalia
Line length 70 km (43 mi)
No. of tracks Double track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Electrified at 3000 V DC
Route map
Line to Reggio Calabria
Line from Bari
0.0 Taranto
Line to Bari via Martina Franca
Line from ?
3.9 Nasisi
12.9 Monteiasi-Montemesola
18.4 Grottaglie
24.2 Villa Castelli
Line from Martina Franca
33.4 Francavilla Fontana
Line to Manduria and Lecce
38.9 Oria
47.4 Latiano
54.6 Mesagne
Line from Bari
69.1 Brindisi
Line to Lecce

The Taranto - Bridisi railway is an Italian 70-kilometre long railway line, that connects Taranto with Brindisi and further to Lecce.

The line was opened in three stages in 1886. On 6 January 1886 the section from Taranto to Latiano opened, the line was further extended on 25 August 1886 from Latiano to Mesagne and finally from Mesagne to Brindisi on 30 December 1886.


The line is used by the following service(s):

  • Night train (Intercity Notte) Milan - Ancona - Pescara - Foggia - Bari - Taranto - Brindisi - Lecce
  • Local services (Treno regionale) Taranto - Francavilla Fontana - Brindisi


External links[edit]

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