The forgotten train


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An old station. Empty, silent. Scraped and faded walls. Ghosts of passengers on the only platform, waiting for a train that is just a memory. Rails sorrounded by the grass. Here is what looks like this ruined station on the middle Italy’s mountains. Little ma not least important: it was the highest station on sea level in Italy after the Brennero station, as a stone plaque proudly declares on a column.

This railway line, now dismissed, connected Sulmona to some other important cities in Abruzzo e Molise.  In my memories of kid, it ran up to e from Naples, taking me and other children toward the so desired holidays on the mountain. Challenging some steep climbs, the train went across a lot of tunnels and at the end the little station with some people waiting on the platform appeared. We were on holiday.

Going toward the darkness

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  1. Grazie per la segnalazione. Com’è che non riesco ad iscrivermi al tuo blog? ma sai che mi accorgo ora che non mi arrivano le e-mail con i tuoi nuovi articoli. ma sono stordita? Non rispondere, grazie…

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