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“Not working. A waste of time.”
Review of Opicina Tramway

Opicina Tramway
Ranked #13 of 370 things to do in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not working. A waste of time.”
Reviewed 22 October 2012

This is widely advertised and much anticipated. However we found the tram was out of operation. Judging by the long grass between the tracks, it has been out of use for many months and is not expected to be in operation until well into 2013.

We caught the bus instead but that was a disappointment as you don't get the same views or anywhere near the same expereince.

What's more, when you finally arrive, the Obelisk is an anti-climax. The monument is no different to thousands of others. It is the views over Tieste that it is all about but there were a disappointment because they are largely obscured by trees. The view from San Giusto castle is better.

Visited October 2012
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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“The tram is closed for 5 to 6 months”
Reviewed 12 October 2012

The tram service is closed down for major repairing work! So it is very unfortunate for those who visit trieste from end of september 2012 to january/february 2013.

Anyhow, they replace the tram with bus line no.2.

Visited October 2012
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Minnesota
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“Not running”
Reviewed 6 October 2012

This leaves from the Oberdan Piazza and sounds wonderful but they must have a hard time keeping it running. We were there at the end of September and it wasn't operational.

Visited September 2012
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Tram now Withdrawn from Service for 5-6 months”
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Tried to use the tram on 10th September 2012 and learned it had been withdrawn from service on 3rd September. The old tram was still in place on 10th with an information notice in the window, but had disappeared by 13th September. Cars were parked over the tram tracks along the route. The Trieste transport website states 'Ultim'ora: Importanti lavori alla TRENOVIA DI OPICINA - sospensione del servizio per 5-6 mesi' - so I guess the tram will be back for next year. To be honest, the tram did look in need of some refurbishment.

Visited September 2012
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York, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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“Quirky tram journey”
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Interesting journey by tram. At times very steep incline. Good viewpoint at the summit. Well worth the ticket price

Visited August 2012
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