Topic: Italy

Ride-sharing an impetus for railways

Ride-sharing could stimulate the development of the European railways. In order to facilitate this and to provide seamless mobility, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), together with its partners, is carrying out the RIDE2RAIL...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Frecciarossa ETR500 high-speed trains, source: Wikipedia

Trenitalia starts multimodal passenger services

Trenitalia has introduced a summer timetable. Besides new intercity and high-speed connections, it provides several multimodal services including journeys by both trains and cars or trains and scooters. All the measures will help the Italian...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coradia iLint hydrogen train

Alstom develops hydrogen train for Italy

After successful tests in Germany and the Netherlands, Alstom plans to develop a hydrogen-powered train for Italy. To this end, the French manufacturer has joined forces with Snam, a major Italian energy infrastructure company. In...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passengers board PKP Intercity train, source: PKP Intercity

How European railways react to coronavirus

While European airlines cancel their flights to Italy and other countries, railway operators try to keep up the work as normal as possible. However, the international train traffic to and from Italy has been suspended....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pesa moves forward abroad

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz is moving forward in the foreign markets. It has started to supply the third batch of diesel trains to Trenitalia. This year the Polish company will produce the diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Leo Express diesel train for regional service in the Ústí nad Orlicí District

Czech private operators will enter regional lines

After several years of successful operations on the mainline between Prague and Ostrava, two major Czech private railway operators are preparing to enter the country’s regional lines. On 15 December 2019, Leo Express will launch...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Trenitalia Jazz ETR425 train, source: Wikimedia Commons

Trenitalia seeks supplier for 250 electric trains

Italy’s state-owned rail operator Trenitalia has launched the procurement process for the purchase of 250 electric multiple units. The overall cost of the trains is circa 2.7 billion Euros. 250 single-deck vehicles will be used...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Tramlink tram, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler supplies 80 trams to Milan

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has won a tender to deliver 80 Tramlink light rail vehicles. The trams will be supplied for Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM), a public transport company in Milan, in a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia orders more Frecciarossa high-speed trains

Italy’s national rail operator Trenitalia has ordered additional 14 Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed trains. The entire batch is valued at 575 million Euros. The order will be fulfilled by Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation. The Frecciarossa (Red...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko