Rome Electric buses

"Rome Electric buses" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Thursday 28th April 2011

Rome Electric buses, Italy

In an effort to minimize pollution in the small backstreets of the historic center, the city has estabilished several electric bus lines to navigate alleyways barely wide enough for a Vespa.

116 - Via V. Veneto - Piazza Barberini - Piazza di Spagna - Corso Rinascimento - Campo de' Fiori - Piazza Farnese - Via Monserrato - Via Giulia - Terminal Gianicolo - Campo de' Fiori - Corso Rinascimento - Piazza della Rotonda - Piazza Colonna - Piazza Barberini _ Via Veneto.

117 - Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano - Piazza del Colosseo - Via dei Serpenti - Largo Tritone - Piazza di Spagna - Piazza del Popolo - Via del Corso - Piazza Venezia - Piazza del Colosseo - Via Labicana - Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano. Weekdays only.

119 - Piazza del Popolo - Via del Corso - Largo Goldoni - Piazza Venezia - Via del Tritone - Piazza Barberini - Via Veneto - Piazza Barberini - Piazza di Spagna - Via del Babuino - Piazza del Popolo. On Sat and Sun ends at Via Veneto.

This bus elettrico (electric bus) specially for historic centre transportation. This bus is nicknamed "Pollicino" for its small size. This small bus (Pollicino) run by the TRAIN company that covers some streets located into the center of town. The city center is pedestrianized and the limited Pollicino bus service is operated by TRAIN (tel: (0577) 204 225/8; website: Services cover different areas, from outside the city walls then a few central streets, and run at around 30 minute intervals. Outside the main city walls in the main tourist areas, you can find various parking areas. You can find timetables on the website or in tourist information offices.

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