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Pisa: walking along the forgot railways


by redaction – Sunday, March 2, 2014 will take place on the 7th day of the Railways Forget . A Sunday to celebrate the hidden corners of Italy through the disused railway networks .
In each region will be able to take part in a program other than the discovery of the territory through the streets both railways and road forget that part of the network of soft mobility . That slow journey to the base of a sustainable tourism ever more present.
Frequently hidden in a natural setting of precious beauty, these places bring with them the charm of metal rails today lost among the ruins and trails, where weaves a story that becomes old story , direction interrupted by time.
‘Houses discolored from years of rain and trails for walking and cycling tickle the desire to immerse themselves in a poem that touches the strings of emotion thanks to the aroma of simple beauty and authenticity of which Italy is a generous lady .
Some examples ? In the town of Sardinia Iglesias will host a hike of 12 km from the mining houses Marganai through the Way of Santa Barbara to Strara de Sa on cars , while in Emilia Romagna , you will follow the route of the railway – Piacenza Bettola, from the old Albarola railroad Bridge to bridge Oil . In Sydney you can take a ride from the center of Saronno through the city and is the former disused railway Saronno – Seregno , ranging from resort Solaro Introini Saronno Station Cadorna FNM , to raise awareness about the possible re-use of the structure.
6000 km of disused railways Italian disposal and the opportunity to participate in the event with one click. Just use the hashtag # ferroviedimenticate on Instagram and send your glimpse of a disused railway line , toll and engineering works abandoned.
The photo challenge will begin March 2, 2014 in conjunction with the 7th day of the Railways Forget and will close on March 15. The best photo will win a trip for two people, but the real challenge is the challenge to take part in a mapping of the territory.
In Tuscany, we report the event ” from Marina di Pisa , Tirrenia, walk on the site of Trammino ” organized in collaboration with the Committee for the preservation and restoration of the railway Pisan coast , the Association of Friends of Pisa, the Society of StilePisano , laFederazione Italian Hiking section . Pisa and the Association Standing in the Way and FIAB Pisa , under the patronage of the Province of Pisa and the Municipality of Pisa.
Participation in the tour is free , but are required : the signing of a waiver , a small charge for those wishing to take advantage of transportation, by wheeled train (max 56 seats ) and especially the confirmation of participation (e- mail, phone or SMS) for obvious organizational needs. We recommend comfortable clothing . Info and reservations: 340 0700762 – e- mail: comitato@trammino.it
Indicative Programme :
09:15 – meeting at the former station of Pisa Sant’Antonio ( current CPT – Via Bixio ) ;
09:45 – start tour with a walk along the original route up to the height of the car park via Livorno ( in front of the former SANAC ) . It is about 1.5 km urban trekking .
10:30 – departure to Marina di Pisa with its own means or with means made available by the organization ) ; visit all the way to the edge of the half, to Marina di Pisa ;
11:15 am – Visit to the former station of Marina di Pisa ;
12:00 – Transfer to Tirrenia and visit to the former railway station ;
12:30 – small documentary exhibition staged at the pastry bar ” The little station .” The return to Pisa with the train is expected around 13:30.


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