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Venice People Mover
Piazzale Roma

The Venice People Mover (Italian: People Mover di Venezia, Venetian: People Mover de Venesia) is a people mover-type public transit system in Venice, Italy that opened in 2010. It connects Piazzale Roma with the city's Tronchetto island car parking facility, via a stop above the Marittima cruise terminal.

The transport system started operating on April 19, 2010.[3]

The line was built by a consortium led by an Austrian company Doppelmayr Cable Car. The two vehicles of the system are pulled by a cable similar to a funicular. The whole 870-metre-long (0.5 mi) journey takes three minutes.[2]

Train leaving Tronchetto station on the Venice People Mover in July 2013.
Schematic representation of the undercarriages of the trains, made up of the larger rubber tired wheels (in dark gray), perpendicular to the rails (green), from the side stabilizer wheels (in red) and the system (in blue) that connects the train to the cable.


  1. ^ http://carta.ilgazzettino.it/MostraStoria.php?TokenStoria=846790&Data=20100807&CodSigla=VE
  2. ^ a b "Venice Tronchetto Piazzale Roma Shuttle". Doppelmayr Cable Car GmbH & Co KG. Retrieved 2018-02-01. 
  3. ^ "People Mover is working". The Virtual Citizenship of Venice. myvenice.org. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 

External links

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Coordinates: 45°26′23.15″N 12°18′47.77″E / 45.4397639°N 12.3132694°E / 45.4397639; 12.3132694