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The Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT) operates the public transportation system in Turin, which includes two suburban rail lines, one subway line, eight tram lines, and about 100 bus lines, and covers the city center, the suburbs, and many neighboring towns.
Turin's subway system, known as MetroTorino, is Italy’s first automated metro rail line. It is now (Oct. 2007) operating between Collegno (Fermi) in the NW ouskirts and Porta Nuova train station, through Porta Susa train station, and works are under way to extend the line further South to reach the Lingotto area.
There also tourist services, including a historic rack tramway, which is unique in Italy, linking Sassi (reached with the #15 tram) with the Superga church on the hills overlooking river Po. This line was built in 1884 as a train pulled along by a steel cable, but was later converted into a rack railway, i.e. it has a cogwheel that helps climb steeper sections.
For more information on GTT services, consult their excellent English language Web site at http://www.comune.torino.it/gtt/en/