Line S3 (Milan suburban railway service)

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Saronno–Milano Cadorna
S3
Overview
Type Commuter rail
System Milan suburban railway service
Status Operational
Locale Milan, Italy
Termini Saronno
Milano Cadorna
Stations 13
Website Trenord (in Italian)
Operation
Opened 2004
Operator(s) Trenord
Technical
Line length 21 km (13 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 3,000 V DC
Route number S3
Route map
Map of line S3.

The S3 is a commuter rail route forming part of the Milan suburban railway service (Italian: Servizio ferroviario suburbano di Milano), which converges on the city of Milan, Italy.[1]

The route runs over the infrastructure of the Milan–Saronno railway, the oldest line owned by the Ferrovie Nord Milano. Like all but one of the other Milan suburban railway service routes, it is operated by Trenord.

Route[edit]

Line S3, a radial route, runs from Saronno in a south easterly direction, via the Milan–Saronno railway, to Milano Cadorna, the railway's urban terminus.[2]

History[edit]

The S3 was activated on 12 December 2004.[3]

Stations[edit]

The stations on the S3 are as follows (stations with blue background are in the municipality of Milan):[4]

Station Opened Interchange Note
Saronno 1879 Line S1 Line S9 Treni regionali MXP
Saronno Sud 1991 Line S1 Line S9
Caronno Pertusella Line S1
Cesate Line S1
Garbagnate Milanese 1879 Line S1
Garbagnate Parco delle Groane Line S1
Bollate Nord Line S1
Bollate Centro Line S1
Novate Milanese Line S1
Milano Quarto Oggiaro Line S1
Milano Bovisa-Politecnico 1879 Line S1 Line S2 Line S4 Line S13 Treni regionali MXP
Milano Domodossola-Fiera 2003 Line S4 Treni regionali
Milano Cadorna 1879 Line M1 Line M2 Line S4 Treni regionali MXP

Scheduling[edit]

As of 2012, S3 trains ran every thirty minutes between 06:00 and 01:00 daily.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "S come Suburbano". Direzione Generale Infrastrutture e Mobilità website (in Italian). RegioneLombardia. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Linee" (PDF). Direzione Generale Infrastrutture e Mobilità website (in Italian). RegioneLombardia. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Canale, Andrea (March 2005). "...finalmente Passante!" [...finally, Passante!]. I Treni (in Italian) (268): 18. 
  4. ^ a b "Linea S3 Saronno - Milano Cadorna". Direzione Generale Infrastrutture e Mobilità website (in Italian). RegioneLombardia. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

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