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The Little Green Train

SUMMER 2016 - MANDAS TO SADALI / MANDAS TO LACONI

SUMMER 2016 - MANDAS TO SADALI / MANDAS TO LACONI - STS Sardinian Tourist Services
2016 THERE IS NO TRAIN FROM ARBATAX, TORTOLI OR LANUSEI 2016
 
The green train is a service operated and promoted by former Railways of Sardinia, now part of the ARST (Azienda Regionale Sarda Transport), who provide a wide range of means of transport which allows visitors to experience a fascinating trip through beautiful and unspoilt places in Sardinia.

THE ARBATAX - MANDAS LINE:
Built at the end of the 1800's, the Arbatax-Mandas line is 159 km long, taking in the rich and heavy landscape of Ogliastra and Barbagia.
Many old stations and mountain towns welcome warmly the two diesel locomotives carrying adventurers and locals alike passing chasmic valleys, iron bridges and native fauna filled pastureland.
Fuelled by nostalgia and charm this friendly service covers distance and time.
Transfers to historical Sardegna are in abundance with possibilities of lunch in shepherds huts, exploration of caves and the chance to experience local customs and hospitality.
The Little Green train is a secondary railway but a first class journey.

OUR EXCURSIONS:
Tour of Gairo Taquisara
Natural Territory of Niala
Traditional town of Sadali
Dining in Mandas

THE MAP:
Although there are public services (red lines) and tourist services (green lines), STS concentrates on the Mandas - Arbatax tourist line which operates from mid June to mid September.
The public services line is upheld throughout the year, to meet the normal requirements of mobility for the local population.
The tourist line time-tables vary throughout the year depending on which line you take.
There are four different tourist lines:
Mandas - Arbatax (Ogliastra)
Isili - Arise
Macomer - Bosa
Nulvi - Temple - Palau
(Extensions to the time-table of the tourist service are at the discrepency of the train operators and not STS)
   

SUMMER 2016 - MANDAS TO SADALI / MANDAS TO LACONI - 2016

Time Table - Season 2016 - NO TRAIN FROM ARBATAX, TORTOLI OR LANUSEI

 

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

HIRING THE LITTLE GREEN TRAIN:
Hire of the tourist train is possible throughout the year and is ideal for corporative and business functions, and large groups wanting a customized tour of historical Sardinia.
A choice of trains and routes are available as well as time-tables and stops along the lines.
The overall cost depends on the type of vehicle and service aquired.

TRAINS AVAILABLE:
Diesel railcars and Ade Adm (with 55 seats)
The diesel locomotives and coaches Ide V2d model (with 72 seats)
The vintage carriages Baucchiero of 1913 (with 48 seats)
The Steam Locomotive Breda
(Please be aware that the steam locomotive is not used during the summer because of regional legislation on fire prevention)

STS will be glad to help you organize your own trip, suggesting the route best suited to your needs and the provision of all the different possibilities, thanks to our close collaboration with all operators offering different services throughout the line.

For more information and reservations please do not hesitate to contact STS
The services of STS are of no extra cost to the customer
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