The Metropolitana di Torino (Turin Metro)
is a VAL metro
system connecting Turin
city centre, Italy, with the neighbouring city of Collegno
. It is operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT
), a public company controlled by the municipality of Turin
. The first phase of the system, known as Linea 1, has 20 stations and links Fermi station in Collegno with the multifunctional centre, named Ligotto
, in the suburbian district of Nizza-Millefonti.
The line was opened on 4 February 2006 before the 2006 Winter Olympics
; the second stretch connecting Porta Susa
railway station to Porta Nuova
opened on 5 October 2007, and the last part of the line, between Porta Nuova
opened in 6 March 2011.
List of the stations of Metrotorino - Line 1
The Porta Susa
railway station is served by the nearby "XVIII Dicembre" metro station. The new "Porta Susa" railway station, under construction, will be internally connected to the metro line by "Porta Susa" metro station; the opening of both the new railway station and the metro station is not expected at least until 2011.
The system, built with links to the city's extensive tramway
system, was completed in October 2007, extending past Porta Susa to Porta Nuova with four additional stations. The line was extended to Lingotto
district with six additional stations, and this section was opened in March 6, 2011. Two additional stations are planned to reach the Southern boundary of... Read More