Parenzana

February 26, 2023

Parenzana was a 123 km long narrow-gauge railway, operating in northwestern Istria between 1902 and 1935 and connecting the ports of Trieste and Poreč. Today it passes through the territory of three countries: Italy – 13 km, Slovenia – 32 km and Croatia – 78 km. Some information about the railway:

Length: 123.1 km
Track gauge: 760 mm
Number of train stations and stops: 35
Lowest point: 2 m above sea level (in Trieste and Koper)
Highest point: 293 m above sea level (near Grožnjan)
Number of curves: 604
Number of tunnels: 9
Number of bridges: 11
Number of viaducts: 6
Average speed: 25 km/h
Highest speed: 31 km/h
Length of wagons: 8.5 m
Number of seats in a wagon: 30
Travelling time from Trieste to Poreč: 6-7 hours
Beginning of construction: 1900
Opening of the line: 1902
Last running of the train: 31 August 1935

Train stations : Poreč, Nova Vas, Višnjan, Labinci, Baldaši, Vižinada, Rakotule, Karojba, Motovun, Livade, Oprtalj, Završje, Kostanjica, Grožnjan, Triban, Buje, Kaldanija, Markovac-Mažurija, Savudrija, Sečovlje, Sv. Bartolomej, Lucija, Portorož, Strunjan, Izola, Semedela, Kopar, Lazaret, Dekani, Škofije, Muggia, Zule (Aquilinia), Monte Castiglione, Servola, Trieste

More info : https://www.parenzana.net/

Trails : https://blueistragreen.com/parenzana-porec-vizinada/

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