The Sebino Express is back on the tracks to discover Lake Iseo

And slow train rideadmiring the scenery that runs from the window, it is always a pleasure, a sweet way of moving that no other means of transport can boast: and if, in addition, the convoy is with steam and electric locomotive with the Centoporte streets of the 1930s, the Corbellini streets of the 50s and the luggage, the emotion becomes even deeper.

And the opportunity for a an authentic vintage journey is now upon us: the May 19in fact, it’s back on track Sebino Express, discover Lake Iseoa successful initiative, now in its eighth edition, promoted by the Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility of the Lombardy Region in collaboration with the Fondazione Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and FS Treni Turistici Italiani.

The stops and timetables of the historic Sebino Express

The appointment is for Sunday 19 May Milan Central Station: to 8.20 am the historical train “Sebino Express” leaves for Paraticu-Sarnico.

Starting from the capital of Lombardy, the train travels towards the area of ​​Bergamo in the Oglio River Regional Park, bordering the Camonica valley.
Here, among the rolling hills of Franciacorta and the first pre-alpine foothills, Lake Iseo opens, surrounded by mountains and dotted with splendid villages rich in art and traditions.
The train, after the stages of Treviglio and Rovato, arrives at Palazzolo sull’Oglio and then joins Paratico-Sarnico where the railway carriage service on barges to the Lovere steelworks was once in the existing wharf.

In particular, after the scheduled departure from Milano Centrale at 8.20, the train will stop in Milan Lambrate (arrival 8.27, departure 8.29), Treviglio (a. 9.07, p. 9.09), Rovato (a. 10.07, p. 10.25) . , Palazzolo sull’Oglio (a. 11.03, p. 11.05). The arrival in Paratico Sarnico is expected at 11.40.

For the return, however, we leave Paratico Sarnico at 17:15 to arrive at Palazzolo sull’Oglio (17:44, p. 17:47), Rovato (18:27, p. 18:44), Treviglio (19:24, p. 19:26). pm), Milano Lambrate (8:11 p.m., p. 8:13 p.m.) and arrival in Milano Centrale at 8:20 p.m.

On-board assistance, free bikes and ticket purchase

Lo will be present on board the train staff of the Italian Tourist Railway Association for comprehensive assistance to travelers.

In historical trains like the Sebino Express it will always be possible transport your bike for free on board with specially equipped luggage compartments.

Tickets to travel on historic trains can be purchased on all Trenitalia sales channels, ticket offices, apps and the official website. Children up to 14 years old travel for free.

The proud words of the Regional Transport Council

A winning project and highly appreciated by tourists and travelers, since every historical train in every part of Lombardy is always sold.“, said the regional transport council.”Thanks to the collaboration between the Lombardy Region and the FS Foundation, every year thousands of people go to discover the itineraries and landscapes of our region through an authentic journey through time, on board trains that have made the history of Italian railways. In the name of gentle mobility and rail tourism particularly appreciated by travelers who immerse themselves in an experience with a high attractive, historical and cultural value. The success achieved in recent years by the Sebino Express testifies to the effectiveness of the path undertaken with the Fs Foundation and FerrovieNord.“.

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