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Transappenninica - 8 December 2018

A journey back in time on a historic steam train in the heart of the Bologna Apennines. On Saturday 12th, December, a historic train will take you to discover the old Porrettana railway, along which you will breathe in the magic of Christmas. Musical performances in Christmas style will carry you away until Porretta Terme where you can participate in the traditional Festival of Cinema that will let you live the charm of the Appennine area among Christmas markets and lightings, in the most magical season of year.


  • Round trip ticket Bologna Centrale - Porretta Terme
  • Travel aboard a steam train along the old Porrettana railway


€ 15,00 adult (rount trip ticket) 
Free for under 12 years old


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Saturday 8 December 2018

Departure: Bologna Centrale (10:09am) – Porretta Terme (12:55pm)
Return: Porretta Terme (6:45pm) – Bologna Centrale (9:12pm)

: Bologna Centrale (10:09am) – Porretta Terme (12:55pm)
Schedule stops: 
Casalecchio di Reno (10:35am), Sasso Marconi (11:06am), Marzabotto (11:57am), Vergato (12:17pm), Riola (12:35pm)

Train composition:
Steam locomotive – seats: 392

Return: Porretta Terme (6:45pm) – Bologna Centrale (9:12pm)
Scheduled stops: 
Riola (7:05pm), Vergato (7:18pm), Marzabotto (8:00pm), Sasso Marconi (8:32pm), Casalecchio di Reno (8:47pm)

Train composition:
E626 electric locomotive – seats: 392


  • A ticket valid only for a round-trip on board of the historic train
  • Passengers can get on and off the train at the scheduled intermediate stops.

€ 15,00 adult (rount trip ticket)
Free for under 12 years old

The ticket is not refundable.

From 27th November it is possible to purchase the only train ticket.
You can purchase online a maximum 10 tickets per price category.

The passengers can use the voucher as ticket by printing out the document.
The passengers should arrive at the train station at least 10 minutes before the departure of the train.
In the train stations, on the digital screen of arrival/departure the historic train will be labelled as “RISERVATO” with the classification TS = Treno Storico. 

ATTENTION: the seats on the train are subject to a limited number, therefore the ticket sale will be open while seats last.