Cancello–Benevento railway

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Cancello–Benevento railway
Overview
Type Heavy rail
Status in use
Locale Campania, Italy
Termini Cancello
Benevento
Operation
Opened 9 March 1891
Owner Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
Operator(s) Trenitalia
Technical
Line length 103 km (64 mi)
Number of tracks 2 (Cancello–Sarno), otherwise 1
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 3 kV DC (Cancello–Codola)
Route map
from Rome / MCNE from Benevento
Cancello
to Naples / to Torre Annunziata
4.182 (0.022) Bivio Nola
(1.804) Nola Interporto
SFSM Naples–Baiano
12.256 Nola
18.984 Palma-San Gennaro
27.625 Sarno
SFSM Naples–Sarno
to Salerno
31.950 Lavoratesince 1937 [1]
from Nocera
35.402 Codola
36.740 Lanzara-Fimianisince 1936 [2]
37.916 Castel San Giorgio-Roccapiemonte
40.293 Valle di Mercato San Severino
from Salerno
43.664 Mercato San Severino
48.118 Montoro-Forino
52.766 Borgo
57.260 Montoro Superiore
61.962 Solofra
Turci (2425 m)
65.534 Serino
67.490 San Michele di Serino
from Rocchetta Sant'Antonio
73.706
0.000
Avellino
3.536 Montefredanesince 1948 [3]
8.000 Prata-Pratola
14.542 Altavilla Irpina
18.818 Chianche-Ceppaloni
22.384 Montorsisince 1940 [4]
27.324 Benevento Porta Rufina
28.650 Benevento Arco Traianosince 1994 [5]
from Foggia / from Bosco Redole
29.786 Benevento
to Naples / MCNE to Cancello

The Cancello–Benevento railway is a railway line in Campania, Italy.

History[edit]

The line was opened in several sections as it follows:[6]

  • Cancello–Nola on 3 June 1846
  • Nola–Sarno on 17 January 1856
  • Sarno–Mercato San Severino on 17 February 1861
  • Mercato San Severino–Montoro on 1 August 1869
  • Montoro–Avellino on 31 March 1879
  • Avellino–Prata on 2 September 1886
  • Prata–Benevento on 9 March 1891

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordine di Servizio n. 97 del 1937
  2. ^ Ordine di Servizio n. 125 del 1936
  3. ^ Ordine di Servizio n. 125 del 1948
  4. ^ Ordine di Servizio n. 53 del 1940
  5. ^ Nuova fermata. In: ″I Treni″ Nr. 150 (July-August 1994), p. 4.
  6. ^ Prospetto cronologico dei tratti di ferrovia aperti all'esercizio dal 1839 al 31 dicembre 1926

External links[edit]

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