The contract will include a refresh programme and maintenance of 20 Bombardier Class 221 DEMU trains for the Avanti West Coast mainline services.
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The new West Coast Partnership between FirstGroup and Trenitalia will bring a package of improvements for passengers, including new and refurbished trains, better stations and simplified fares.
Andy Mellors will leave his current position at South Western Railway in order to undertake the new role at First Rail from 6 January 2020.
FirstGroup and Trenitalia have unveiled that Avanti West Coast will be the name of the new InterCity West Coast rail franchise in the UK, heralding a new era of innovative high-speed rail services.
FirstGroup and Trenitalia have announced two new managing directors and confirmed the company's executive team for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise.
Trenitalia has ordered 14 Frecciarossa 1000's for operation within Italy, which have tops speeds of 360 km/h, the fastest ever service high-speed train in Europe.
The new PICO4UK platform will replace the separate end-of-life legacy ticketing systems that still dominate the UK rail market.
A comparison report of Europe’s high-speed and long-distance train services has been published by Loco2, revealing that SBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB are the top three train operators for passengers belonging to 12 types of audiences, including foodies, business travellers, pet owners, backpackers, families with children and many more...
Alstom has been awarded four contracts totalling approximately €330 million by the Italian national train operator, Trenitalia, for the supply of 54 Coradia Stream regional trains…
From December 2017, Alstom’s high-speed train – the Avelia Pendolino – will connect Germany, Italy and Switzerland when Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia and SBB introduce a timetable change and offer a new direct service.
From summer 2018, Alstom will start delivering 27 additional Coradia Meridian ‘Jazz’ regional trains to Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator for the Italian regions.
Alstom has revealed its Coradia Stream trains to its first customers; NS, the Netherlands national railway operator and Trenitalia, the Italian railway company.
9 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Trenitalia, the Italian national operator, has awarded a framework contract for 150 new medium-capacity regional trains to Alstom.
Rolling stock maintenance is an expensive and critical process for a railway company. Trenitalia has managed to make it more effective by using a dynamic maintenance system which combines the Internet of Things (IoT) with analytics and in-memory computing. For Global Railway Review, Trenitalia’s CIO, Danilo Gismondi, shares the details…
25 July 2016 | By Andrea Giuricin, Strategic Advisor for NTV
The rail industry is constantly faced with new challenges. Until recently rail was considered an ‘old industry’ due to a lack of innovation, but modern digital and sharing cultures are now giving way to new opportunities in the rail sector. As Andrea Giuricin, Strategic Advisor for NTV, explains; Italy is…