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Public Transport  Tramways, Subways etc
Milan boasts long experience of public transport: its first street cars date back to 1841, its first subway line to 1964. Today, the wide assortment of trams, buses, trolley-buses and the five lines of the subway make it easy to get to almost every corner of town. The Fiera Milano City, for instance, is on the red subway line 1 (direction Rho Fiera, Lotto stop).

.:. Tickets (Euro 2.20 for most of the city territory) are not on sale on vehicles: you can buy them at most newsstands and in some bars, or from ticket vending machines in subway stations.

.:. You can also pay contactless through a credit card (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Maestro or VPay) after boarding, or at subway turnstiles.

.:. After paying, you can travel for 90 minutes on as many trams, buses and subway lines as you like.

.:.  Outside the city limits prices increase, according to a system based on metropolitan areas. Information on the areas in the metropolitan system can be found in a different webpage.

.:. Special daily (24 hours) and three-day tickets are also on sale.

.:. Public transport information is available from the ATM office in the Duomo subway station as well as in other major subway stations, at the phone (02 48607607, every day 7:30am-7:30pm), or at the ATM official website.
Azienda Trasporti Milanesi

.:. Information on the Passante, in operation since December 1997, can be found here.

info Checkin' out of the subway

Like in London, subway tickets must be validated when leaving stations.
.:. Keep your ticket at hand. If you can't prove you bought a regular ticket, you are likely to be stuck in the station.
.:. If you paid contactless, pass the same card when leaving.
Taxi  Taxis
Milan's white taxis can be called by phone dialing 02 8585 or 02 4040.
.:. Starting from late August 2015, the 02 7777 centralized toll free phone number has been tested, and it seems to work.
.:. Another option is to go to a taxi rank (a list is here). The wave-down system doesn't work too well, especially when international fairs are in progress and all the towns 5,000 cabs seem to be busy.

  [+039] 02 7777 toll free
  [+039] 02 8585
  [+039] 02 4040

1500 Tramway Car
The 1500 Tramway Cars have been running efficiently in Milano since 1928. About one hundred are still in operation. CiaoMilano has devoted a video to the town's streetcars


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