Topic: Trenitalia

Trenitalia gets 6 million fund for on-board ETCS

Italian operator Trenitalia has obtained a non-repayable fund contribution of over 6 million to install on-board ETCS systems to their trains. For the further installation of ERTMS on the tracks throughout the country, railway manager...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

How the state railways are expanding through Europe

ANALYSIS –  Trenitalia has started operation of its first high-speed train service between Milan and Paris. The public company is thereby directly competing with another: French state railways SNCF. Looking back at this year, there...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter
Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia brings the Frecciarossa to France

The first ride of the Frecciarossa high-speed train will depart from Milano Central station towards Paris on Saturday 18 December. It will compete with the French railways SNCF on the route between France and Italy.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Alstom transfers Zefiro high-speed trains to Hitachi

Alstom has agreed to transfer business activities of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 Zefiro very high-speed train to Hitachi Rail. This transaction was one of the European Commission’s condition for Alstom to acquire Bombardier...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA’s first trains leave the factory

The first three high-speed trains for Spanish private operator ILSA are ready to depart from the factory. In the coming weeks they will travel from Italy to Spain to begin their approval process. Once this...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
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
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
Virgin Trains

UK waves goodbye to Virgin Trains

United Kingdom has waved goodbye to Virgin Trains. The railway operator has been operating on the West Coast Main Line for over 22 years. It was the UK’s last railway enterprise owned by business magnate...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko