Nicolardi/Tribunale dei Minori,
Colli Aminei (1).
On January 27, 2000 Comune di Napoli board approved the project of Linea 9 as
a light metro line. The final project, developed by Comune di Napoli experts,
has not been funded yet.
The line is expected to start service by end 2005 with six stations: Cavour-Museo),
Miracoli-Stella, Capodimonte, CTO-Lieti, Nicolardi-Tribunale, Colli Aminei.
Capodimonte station will have two exits,
one at Porta Grande and the other directly in the Park.
total length: 3,8 Kms;
total cost: 360 billion lire;
very high slope: up to 8%.
It was formerly thought of as a cable-car with a much shorter length.
More info: Repubblica site (in Italian).
March 1, 2001: Comune di Napoli investment plan approved.
Linea 9 funding approved:
in 2001 214,8 billion Lire,
in 2002 107,4 billion Lire,
in 2003 35,8 billion Lire.
See press news from
Il Mattino (in Italian).
April 11, 2004: 257,000 euros funded to investigate feasibility of
By end of summer decision will be made whether to build it or to
build a cable-car system instead of it
- in Italian - from
February 5, 2006: Rocco Papa, Naples vice Mayor, says that
Linea 9 will be built
(see news -
in Italian - from
Napolipiu')(thanks to Andrea Salvia).
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