10 incredible images of Malta’s original railway

Would trains help to solve congestion on Malta’s roads? The idea of building a railway or metro network is back in the news in Malta but few realise that thousands Maltese commuters used trains more than 100 years ago. The track ran from Valletta to Mdina via Floriana, Hamrun, Msida, Santa Venera, Birkirkara, Balzan, Attard […]

Explore Malta’s secret underground station

Thousands of us drive past it every day, but few have any idea about Malta’s abandoned underground railway station. Built during the heyday of Victorian rail travel, Floriana Station was opened in 1883. It allowed passengers to commute by train between Valletta, Birkirkara, Hamrun, Attard, Mtarfa and Mdina. Despite its initial success, the Malta Railway […]