New tram service launched connecting Venice to the mainland

After 10 years of construction, a new tram service has been launched in Venice, connecting the island city with the mainland.

Grand Canal, Venice.

Grand Canal, Venice. Image by Artur Staszewski / CC BY-SA 2.0

The new trams run every five minutes between Mestre on the mainland and Piazzale Roma in Venice. The tram supplements and replaces bus services which used to be the only public transport option for entering the city from Mestre. Read more: 

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