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Terms and conditions for City Funicular

1) Travel documents  

Passengers using ATB Consorzio s.c.r.l. Transport Services must make sure they have the valid travel documents, and keep them for the duration of their journey as far as the final stop.
Paper and digital travel documents for sale with the ATB Mobile app must be purchased before boarding, paper documents must also be stamped just boarded. Tickets and multi-trip tickets may be used from the time they are stamped for the duration shown on the document. Passengers whose ticket has expired must stamp another in order to finish their journey. They also must check that the ticket has been properly stamped. If there is a problem they must inform the driver. Weekly passes must be completed and stamped at first use. Stamped ticket are not transferable. Passengers who have subscribed a weekly, monthly or annual pass must always bring with them both the b-card and the pass. IVOL subscribers must show the payment receipt.

Art. 46 L.R. 4 aprile 2012, n. 6, come modificato dalla L.R. 9 dicembre 2013, n.18.


2) Fines

Passengers without a travel document/ with a non-stamped/ wrong/ or expired ticket and passengers who have subscribed a weekly, monthly or annual pass but do not have the b-card or the pass, display them with obvious signs of counterfeiting or are not the holders, are liable to payment of a fine in accordance with current regulations. At the request of inspectors, passengers must show their ticket, and if there is a problem, must provide a valid identity document for the purposes of filling in the penalty report. Inspectors may confiscate irregular and/or false travel documents. Passengers who breach one or more of these regulations may also be fined.

Art. 46 L.R. 4 aprile 2012, n. 6, come modificato dalla L.R. 9 dicembre 2013, n.18.


3) Children on board

An adult may accompany one child travelling free of charge, providing the child is less than one metre tall and does not occupy a seat. For safety and space reasons, only one small pram or one pushchair with a child may travel free of charge, providing the lock mechanisms are in place. In the event that there are passengers in wheelchairs already on board, open pushchairs must be closed.


4) Accessibility

Passengers in wheelchairs, even without a caregiver and not exceeding kg 150 full load, may use the funicular providing all the security devices are put in place. Drivers will help them boarding using the proper lift and the saftey devices on the coach. Only one wheelchair per funicular is allowed.


5) Travelling with animals

Passengers may travel with:

  • all dog sizes with muzzle and ticket;
  • other animals if carried in containers not exceeding 50x30x30 cm in size to prevent contact with the other passengers

The passenger must ensure:

  • to purchase the right travel document for the animal, the applied fares are the same as those of other passengers;
  • that animals do not get on seats, dirty or spoil the vehicle or cause damage to passengers, and are liable for payment of any damage caused.

Guide dogs for the visually impaired and search and rescue dogs may travel for free and without a muzzle.  The carriage of animals, with the exception of guide dogs and search and rescue dogs, may not be allowed if the funicular is very full, even if the above terms and conditions are respected.


6) Carriage of items

Each passengers may carry one of the following items free of charge:

  • Packages or parcels not exceeding 20x40x60 cm;
  • A musical instrument of moderate size.

Additional items and items larger than 40x80x120 cm require a 1 zone ticket each. 
In any case it is not possible for passengers to carry weapons of any kind, packages larger than the size specified above, bicylces, inflammable goods, explosives, or goods that are evil-smelling or dangerous in any way.


7) Conduct on board

Passengers using the public transport service provided by ATB Consorzio s.c.r.l. must comply with the following rules of conduct and safety regulations:

a) board the vehicle from the platform labelled "ENTRATA" (ENTRANCE) and alight from the vehicle onto the platform labelled “USCITA" (EXIT) only; do not pass the yellow safety strip on the platforms labelled "ENTRATA" (ENTRANCE); and do not go onto the platform without authorisation from the staff; in any case passengers must obey instructions from the staff;

b) do not lean out of the windows while the vehicle is moving;

c) use the safety supports even when seated;

d) in the event that the system shuts down and passengers are required to disembark, they must obey instructions from the driver and safety personnel;

e) behave politely and respectfully and do not disturb the other passengers or staff;

f) ask the driver about the service only when the vehicle is at a standstill;

g) give up their seat to disabled people or invalids when sitting in seats where there is a plate indicating that they have precedence;

h) do not set off emergency devices unless necessary. Improper use is punishable in accordance with these regulations;

i) obey instructions relating to safety and proper operation of the service, and instructions from the driver and safety personnel.

Failure to observe the provisions of points a), b), c) d) and i) of this article and article 3 shall exonerate ATB Consorzio s.c.r.l. from any liability in the event of any injury to the passenger during their journey.


8) No smoking

Smoking on board and in the station, even electronic cigarettes, is not allowed.


9) Photographs and videos

No photographs and videos are allowed unless previously authorized by ATB S.p.A