Italy (Lazio) - Lines with Obscure or Sparse passenger services

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This list is based on the timetable in force from 9 June to 14 December 2019. Several companies publish railway timetables in Italy, but table numbers quoted here are from In Treno Tutt'Italia, the official Trenitalia book. Standard abbreviations are explained in General Information. Map references relate to the Schweers+Wall Atlante ferroviario d’Italia e Slovenia.

Two useful symbols exist which show the booked route for trains not calling at a station: in the middle of the train column, a vertical bar "|" means that the train passes through the station without stopping, whereas a dot "." means that the train does not pass through that station but instead takes a different route.

Obscure services

Maccarese-Fregene - Ponte Galeria

[33] (146A2-146C4) IT19/121

Most trains between Roma and the Pisa line run via Roma Aurelia. The following trains use the original main line via Ponte Galeria.

SuX R12223 Civitavecchia - 05:43 Maccarese-Fregene - Roma Termini
SSuX R7141 Ladispoli-Cerveteri - 07:34 Maccarese-Fregene - Ponte Galeria
SSuX R7138 08:00 Ponte Galeria - Ladispoli-Cerveteri

Roma S. Pietro – Roma Trastevere

[33, M77] (149B3-149B4) IT19/122

The lines from Viterbo and from Civitavecchia follow separate routes, in tunnel, between Roma S. Pietro and Roma Trastevere. The Viterbo lines cross from the north to the south side of the Civitavecchia lines and pass through an underground station, Quattro Venti. Click on the thumbnail for a full size map.

Roma S. Pietro – Roma Trastevere.jpg

Roma S Pietro – Città del Vaticano

(149B3) IT19/123

The branch line into the Vatican City has been used since September 2015 by tourist trains to Albano Laziale, for a visit to the Ville Pontificie. Travel on the train is possible only as part of a day tour, which starts at 08:00 with a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Gardens. The train leaves from Città del Vaticano for Albano Laziale late morning. The return journey, departing late afternoon, terminates at Roma S Pietro. The train uses route IT19/124 in both directions.

Trips operate on Saturdays, but details of available dates can only be found by initiating the booking procedure on the Vatican Museums website.

There is an option of visiting the Ville Pontificie by train without a tour of the Vatican, but passengers on this trip are picked up at Roma S Pietro and do not travel from Città del Vaticano.

Tours can become fully booked well in advance.

Roma Tuscolana - Roma Casilina

[2, 33, 85, M72] (149D4) IT19/124

This west to south curve is used by trains between the Pisa and Napoli lines (both routes), if not booked to call at Roma Termini. Click on the thumbnail for a full size map.

Roma Tuscolana - Roma Casilina.jpg

ICN1963 20:10 Milano Centrale - Siracusa
SuX R7201/7255 04:00 Roma Tuscolana - Velletri
SSuX R12153 05:42 Roma Tuscolana - Nettuno
ICN799 Torino Porta Nuova - 05:46 Roma Ostiense - Salerno
IC501 Sestri Levante - 10:18 Roma Ostiense - Napoli Centrale
IC522 Napoli Centrale - 19:03 Latina - Sestri Levante
SSuX R21994 Colleferro - 20:39 Ciampino - Roma Tuscolana
MX ICN796 20:52 Salerno - Torino Porta Nuova
MSSuX R7198 Frascati - 22:54 Capannelle - Roma Tuscolana

Roma Tiburtina - Roma Prenestina

[3, 80, 85] (149D3) IT19/125

There are two routes between Roma Tiburtina and Roma Prenestina. Most local trains to and from the Pescara line use platforms designated Pizziale Est on the east side of Tiburtina station and run via the original curve from Bivio Portinaccio. Separate tunnels connect the Firenze Direttissima line with the Napoli AV/AC line, which is next to the Pescara line. This is used by high-speed trains between Firenze and Napoli if not calling at Roma Termini, thus:

FR9305/9307 Torino Porta Nuova – 11:53 Roma Tiburtina – Salerno
FR9329/9331 Torino Porta Nuova – 17:53 Roma Tiburtina – Salerno
SuX FR9312/9314 Salerno – 08:05 Napoli Centrale – Torino Porta Nuova
SX FR9336/9338 Salerno – 14:05 Napoli Centrale – Torino Porta Nuova

Roma Tiburtina - Roma Casilina

[3, 80, 85, M72] (149D3-149D4) IT19/126

This line is used by trains between the Firenze and Napoli lines (both routes), if not booked to call at Roma Termini. Click on the thumbnail for a full size map.

Roma Tiburtina - Roma Casilina.jpg

ICN797 Torino Porta Nuova – 07:22 Roma Tiburtina – Salerno
D1 ICN35897 Torino Porta Nuova – 07:48 Roma Tiburtina – Salerno
SO IC1589/1591 Milano Centrale - 13:17 Roma Tiburtina - Reggio di Calabria Centrale
IC583 Milano Centrale – 13:24/13:26 Roma Tiburtina – Napoli Centrale
SuX R2365 17:32 Roma Tiburtina - Campobasso
IC1577 Milano Centrale - 21:20 Roma Tiburtina - Napoli Centrale
ICN1597 Torino Porta Nuova – 23:18/23:20 Roma Tiburtina – Reggio di Calabria
ICN794 21:35 Reggio di Calabria Centrale – Torino Porta Nuova
SSuX R21876 Colleferro/Zagarolo - 06:40 Ciampino - Roma Tiburtina
SuX R21982 Colleferro - 07:55 Ciampino - Roma Tiburtina
IC590 Napoli Centrale – 12:00 Latina – Milano Centrale
D2 IC35172 10:31 Napoli Centrale – Milano Centrale
SuX R2364 Campobasso - 14:17 Cassino - Roma Tiburtina
D1 IC35090 Reggio di Calabria Centrale – 15:13 Latina – Milano Centrale
IC596 Napoli Centrale – 16:00 Latina – Milano Centrale
SuO IC1588/1590 Reggio di Calabria Centrale – 16:25 Latina – Milano Centrale
D3 IC35178 14:31 Napoli Centrale – Milano Centrale
D2 IC35212 Reggio di Calabria Centrale – 14:52 Napoli Centrale – Milano Centrale
ICN798 20:38 Salerno – Torino Porta Nuova

D1: 16 June and 7 July 2019 only

D2: 30 June 2019 only

D3: 29 & 30 June 2019 only

This route is also used by local trains between Roma Tiburtina and Velletri, Mondays to Fridays:

  • From Capannelle: 14:18, 16:18, 17:18, 18:18 and 19:18
  • From Roma Tiburtina: 14:55, 15:55, 16:55, 17:55 and 18:55

Civitavecchia – Civitavecchia Marittima

(68A1) IT19/127

This line diverges to the east about 2 km north of Civitavecchia and turns through 180 degrees to head back under the main line, running south into the port area. The line which previously ran direct to Marittima from south of Civitavecchia station and carried a public passenger service is now closed to all traffic.

The diesel railcar "Roma Express" is operated by Seatrain Tours between Civitavecchia Marittima and Roma S Pietro (the TrenItalia station, not the Vatican) as part of a guided day trip for cruise passengers. It is understood the train is available only to cruise passengers. There is also a "Fast Track Express" service between Civitavecchia and Roma, but this uses Civitavecchia FS station and does not go into the port.

See also