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Milan Train Stations

Old Oct 27th, 2006, 08:27 PM
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Milan Train Stations

I will be in Novara November 15 and would like to go to Milan from there. Trenitalia has IC and IR trains that go to Milan Centrale. There is also a Suburbano train that goes to Milano Porta Venezia and takes longer. Does anyone know what the Suburbano train is and where is Milano Porta Venezia station?
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Old Oct 27th, 2006, 08:57 PM
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Hi echo, if memory serves me right the Porta Venezia is a metro station which is near the Piazza Repubblica. An underground metro station.
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Old Oct 27th, 2006, 09:28 PM
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http://urbanrail.net/eu/mil/milano.htm

Hi echo, I went to Google and I think the above posted website will be of help to you. Best regards.
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Old Oct 27th, 2006, 11:04 PM
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Timetables from Novara to Milano-Porta Venezia (train S6) at this website:

http://www.trasporti.regione.lombardia.it then click (bottom left under aree tematiche) on Servizio Ferroviario, then click on Linee S in the list down in the center, then click on S6 Novara-Magenta-Mi Pta Vittoria.

You get a listing of all stations on the line, and a notice to say that there is a train every 30 minutes from 6AM to 12:30AM.

The map shows the correspondences available at each station, for example at P.ta Venezia you can transfer to the S1, S2, S10, 85 (bus?), and to the red M line (subway).
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Old Oct 28th, 2006, 04:59 AM
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Thanks folks for your help.
According to my research, Porta Venezia is a subway station on the Red Line. Then why when I check on: www.trenitalia.com
for the train schedule, there is a Suburbano train to Porta Venezia. It doesn't mention that from the Station Vittoria, you have to connect a bus and then a subway. Could it be that the train ticket include the transfers for the bus and the subway all the way to Porta Venezia?
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Old Oct 28th, 2006, 05:02 AM
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You can probably get an authoritative answer by posting your question on the Slow Travel message board. There is a woman who regularly posts there who lives in Milano and often writes for the site about train and transportation issues in Milano (and elsewhere).
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