Bari–Martina Franca–Taranto railway

Bari–Martina Franca–Taranto railway
Type Heavy rail
Status in use
Locale Italy
Termini Bari
Opened 1900 (1900)
Owner RFI
Operator(s) Ferrovie del Sud Est
Line length 113 km (70 mi)
Number of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map

The Bari–Martina Franca–Taranto railway is an Italian 113-kilometre long railway line, that connects Bari with Putignano, Martina Franca and further to Taranto.

The line was opened in three stages between 1900 and 1931. On 12 August 1900 the section from Bari to Putignano opened, the line was further extended on 14 December 1903 to Locorotondo. On 24 December 1925 the line opened between Locorotondo and Martina Franca and finally from Martina Franca to Taranto on 22 April 1931.


The line is used by the following service(s):[1]


The railway is being electrified, largely with funds from the European Union,[2] with most works completed in 2014. The FSE has launched a tender for 4 trains.

See also


This article is based upon a translation of the Italian language version as at July 2014.

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