An ETR 563 (CAF) train is leaving the station of Trieste directed to Udine, while in the Gulf of Trieste
is departing the sailboat races "Barcolana.it" with over 2000 boats.
locomotive 728 022 FS - Wiener Lokomotiv Florisdorf 1920
Metre gauge tram 401, built in 1935, heads for Villa Opicina. It has climbed the incline from Trieste with a special cable tractor loco. Note bicycles are carried on the front of the car.
The metre gauge tramway from Triste to Villa Opicina is most unusual. It has an 800 metre section of steep climbing which requires the trams to be banked (pushed) by a cable tractor loco. The cabl... (more)