Carrara Marble Railway Viaduct

Carrara Marble Railway Viaduct – Tuscany, Italy

The Carrara Private Marble Railway (Italian: Ferrovia Marmifera Privata di Carrara) was an Italian industrial railway used for the transport of Carrara marble from the quarries of the municipal territory of Carrara, Tuscany. The route extended from the hillside village of Colonnata to the port of Marina di Carrara. The railway, projected in 1866, was inaugurated in 1876 and was connected to the pre-existent Avenza-Carrara railway (1866), linking the main station of Carrara Avenza to Carrara San Martino, in city centre. Even if its bridges were damaged by bombings and sabotages during the Second World War, the line was practically…