84 -The charm of train
The North Rome Railway
On October 9, 1912 was inaugurated the rail link between
Civita Castellana - Fabrica di Roma, 16 December of the same
year he left the service Fabrica - Vignanello, March 19,
Four thousand five hundred workers, organized on 24-hour shifts, in eight months, had built the electrified railway standard gauge, Rome - Civita Castellana - Viterbo, in 1932 at a cost of about one hundred million lire. The line in Fabrica di Roma was connected to the railways. The inauguration took place on October 27, 1932 by the then head of government: Benito Mussolini.
To date, this former railway line, it still works, the old trains of 1932 were in service until the year 2011. Now they are at the mercy of vandals in Fabrica di Roma, in Soriano nel Cimino, Vitorchiano, Viterbo. Increasingly insistent voices, talk of a future dismantling trafficking Civita Castellana - Viterbo. In recent years, four races were suppressed. The scheduling between a train and the other is over three hours. Passengers due rare rans are scarce, there is also lack of the anti-avoidance controls. Buses COTRAL start at the same time of train, it is favored road transport, with increasing pollution.
Yet on the path Rome - Civita Castellana and Civita
Castellana - Viterbo train is faster than the bus and the
The railway Rome - Capranica - Viterbo already existed when
it was designed the Rome-Civita Castellana-Viterbo.
This, the Northern Rome railway was
designed to connect the largest number of countries and
reach 102 km for funding from the state.