On Friday 15.09.2017, Hitachi Rail Italy and Trenitalia welcomed consumers to Pistoia, to show them the real scale mock-up of Trenitalia’s new Rock regional train, and to let them give valuable input to Hitachi’s and Trenitalia’s designers and technicians.
The people that entered the factory were the first to inspect the new trains’s interior. The focus lied on safety, accessibility and comfort. The Rock is equipped with many modern features such as retractable door steps, spaces for bikes and luggage, and wheelchair users will be able to find their place very close to the entry doors.
Marco Caposciutti, the Trenitalia Technical Department Director, and Maurizio Manfellotto, Hitachi Rail Italy’s CEO, attended the visit.
As of October, all will be able to pay the mock-up a visit, as it will be part of a nationwide road-show.
For now, Hitachi Rail and Trenitalia published some first snap shots: