Hall / ticket office will receive the
visitors supplying informations about the visit track and the exposed
rolling stock. A book-office will allow the sale of publications on
railways, postcards, videos, gadgets.
- Room 1 - History of Railways in Puglia
- Panels showing old photos, antiquities, uniforms and models.
- Room 2 - The railroad and its maintenance -
Exposure of old machinery, tools of job, signals for works in progress,
old service pedal quadricycle, on a true piece of track; panels
with wide photographic documentation and models.
- Room 3 - Signaling and Central Command -
Exposure of signals of many type, from the first '800th
until to actual ones; old electrical apparatus centers
with traffic control post (ACE); working signals for simulations, model
- Room 4 - Zollino Chief Room - ACE
apparatus of Zollino's Station.
- Room 5 - Railway Model -
Reproduction in scale 1:87 of really existing situations in Puglia
through great layouts and dioramas; demonstrating plants; display
windows with models of trains
- Room 6/7/8 - Lift Service of Lecce -
Space dedicated to the history of the old workshops that accommodate
the Museum currently. Several equipments, coming from former workshops
FS and FSE, are exposed, used for the
maintenance of the railway rolling stock, together to age photo,
furnish and manifest.
- Room 9/10 - Library and documentation center, didactic room - Library with
railway history books, technical handbooks on rolling
stock and the railway exercise, original or reproduced documents,
monographyc textbooks on main Italian State Railroads cars; complete
vintage years of the main reviews of the field; videoteque on the
Italian railroads and of other countries. Near to the library there
will be a didactic room available for encounter, course, projections.
- 11/12 - Exhibition cars - Inside of
two old “Centoporte” cars, places have been created for the setup of
temporary thematic exhibitions.
The suggested track of visit of the
rolling stock collection follows a “logical-chronological” order,
starting from the ancient steam locomotives and the other most recent
means of traction, either for line service or shunting, then following
with the wagons and the cars, either FS and FSE, passing at last to
means exposed on the external large square. Many means will be equipped
of ladders for a comfortable access onboard. Finally, visitors will
enter in the inner rooms (in inverse numerical order), in order to make
return to the Entrance Hall.