Tag: Italy

[IT] FCE orders another four Newag Vulcano trains

Sicilian carrier Ferrovia Circumetnea  (FCE) has placed an order for another 4 Vulcano 2-car vehicles under a framework agreement with Newag. The contract provided for the possibility of ordering up […]

[IT] Hitachi Rail releases first cars ‘that Rock’

Ferrovie.info reports: Last night, the first cars of unit ETR 521 001 have been released from work. The picture shows a end-car and a intermediate car on transport. ‘ETR 521’ […]

[IT] Italian media: Mercitalia and Bombardier about to sign a 400 million euro locomotive deal

In February of this year, the Italian state railways launched an ambitious plan to boost the activities of its freight transport divisions. Its main goal: Doubling the turnover of ‘Mercitalia’ […]

[IT] InRail orders three Vectron locomotives; DC, MS and DC with diesel engine

Updated on 12.10.2017: Ferrovie.info comes with an update on the InRail Vectron order we mentioned in July. Back then we stated InRail would receive DC electrics only, that has proven to be […]

[IT] Video: NTV and Alstom officially present the first “.Italo EVO”

Only ten months after the presentation of the first wagon in Savigliano, manufacturer Alstom an open-access operator ntv jointly inaugurated the first of twelve ‘Pendolino Evo’ high speed EMUs. The […]

[IT] After Swing, Jazz and Rock, this is ‘Pop’, Alstom presents Coradia Stream for Trenitalia

After unveiling the ‘Coradia Stream’ for the Dutch railways earlier today, Alstom now has also presented the Stream for Trenitalia, the Italian railway company. In Italy, the Coradia Stream is […]

[IT] Hitachi and Trenitalia invite consumers to test the Rock EMU

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 […]

[DE] In the picture: recent RailAdventure transports

You may know them, or maybe you have made pictures of them; the RailAdventure transport trains. They are popular amongst many railway fans, because when you see a classic, two-tone […]

[IT] Trenitalia issues tender for the acquisition of unwanted V250 trains

Trenitalia has issued a tender on TED. It states: Trenitalia wants to close a deal for the delivery of 17 trains of the type V250. The contract should include five years […]

[IT] Long time no see: The Euro Light locomotive of Dinazzano Po

In 2010, Vossloh in Spain built two mainline diesel locomotives with an axle load of 19,75 tonnes. The designated 284 001 and 002 were both presented in Berlin during the […]

[IT] First Pendolino ‘Evo’ for ntv released from work

On 27.06.2017, the first Pendolino ‘Evo’ for open access operator ntv left the Alstom factory perimeters at Savigliano (IT). Ferrovie.it reports that a first test run has already been completed on […]

[IT] Official presentation: Hybrid FLIRT for Valle d’Aosta

On 15.06.2017, Stadler presented the first bimodal FLIRT at Bussnang (CH). The train is destined for the Valle d’Aosta region. Stadler presented the very first FLIRT with bimodal drive system […]

[IT] FAL orders: Apulia region will get more narrow gauge DMUs

Ferrovie Appulo Lucane (FAL), headquartered in Bari, has ordered one additional 2-car DMU and three further intermediate cars from Stadler Rail. The FAL fleet currently consists of eleven 2-car DMUs […]

[IT] Trenitalia: infamous V250 trains return to service on Lecce – Rome – Bari

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno reports: Starting next June, Trenitalia wants to introduce the sidelined V250 trainsets between Lecce, Rome and Bari. Reportedly, Trenitalia has to take-over the V250s from Hitachi […]

[IT] Italy authorizes Vectron MS; MRCE hands over first unit to TX Logistik

Good news for Siemens, and its customers. The Italian railway authorities have granted approval for the multisystem version of the Vectron platform built for MRCE. This lease company has 21 […]

[IT] +15: More Leonardo metros for Milan line 1 and 2

Hitachi Rail Italy today announced that it has been awarded a contract, signed February 8th, worth 106 million EUR from Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM) to manufacture an additional 15 “Leonardo” […]

[IT] Where Japanese and Italian design meet: Mock-up of the “Rock”

Yes, in 2016 Hitachi Rail in Italy released the first design impressions of what will be the next generation of trains for regional transport in Italy. “Caravaggio” was the name […]

[IT] Visualized: Bombardier TRAXX DCP for Italy

A new item in our ongoing series ‘vizualized’. This time we present you the Bombardier TRAXX P160DCP locomotives, part of the Eco2000 family of locomotives developed by Adtranz during the […]

[IT] New name, new livery, new customer for Akiem: 483s for Mercitalia Rail

On 03.01.2017, Akiem 483 314 and 315 were released from work, making a obligatory test run from Vado Ligure to Genua together. The machines were built by Bombardier in Vado […]

[IT] DB Cargo Italia puts Vectron locomotives in service

As of 01.12.2016, DB Cargo Italia is operating new Vectron locomotives for its domestic freight services. UniCredit leasing and DB Cargo decided to team up in 2015 to expand the […]

[IT] Only one year after contract signing: the first Pendolino for ntv

Today, Alstom revealed the first Pendolino vehicle for Italian high speed open access operator ntv. These high speed trains are being designed and manufactured by Alstom in Savigliano (IT). We see the first […]

[IT] Video: Alstom showcases its Coradia configurator for Trenitalias future regional trains

#Innotrans2016 Tecnologici, comodi, 95% riciclabili e personalizzabili i nuovi 150 treni Coradia Meridian #Trenitalia @fsnews_it pic.twitter.com/wW26wdstYH — Alstom Italia (@AlstomItalia) September 22, 2016 Many colours, many different interior concepts. Alstom […]

[IT] Trains on a boat: first Trenitalia Jazz trains arrive at the island of Sicily

The ‘Jazz’ has arrived in Sicily. On 03.09.2016, the first two new Trenitalia Jazz trains arrived on the Italian island, after crossing the Strait of Messina by boat. Italian state operator Trenitalia has six […]

[IT] ntv will get 12 Alstom Pendolinos, but of a complete new design

Yes you are looking at a Pendolino train, Alstom’s proven platform for medium high speed trains. But no, it does not look similar to the recently Pendolino’s for operators such […]

[IT] Alstom develops new Coradia trains for mega contract with Trenitalia

Trenitalia is investing big time. It wants to spend 5 billion euro in the next years on new regional trains. The Italian passenger operator is negotiating with Hitachi, Alstom and Stadler […]

[IT] Caravaggio by Hitachi Rail Italy, the new star for regional transport

When Italian design and Japanese quality come together. This is the new ‘Caravaggio’. A new double deck passenger train for regional transport, developed by Hitachi Rail Italy, formerly known as […]

[IT] The .Italo Pendolino: the second type of Alstom trains for ntv

The Italian private company ntv is about to expand its fleet of high-speed trains. At present ntv operates 25 Alstom AGV trains, as of December 2017 eight new Alstom ‘Pendolino’ […]

[IT/AT] AnsaldoBreda/Bombardier Zefiro V300 in Vienna

Also the red arrow (Freccia Rossa) needs to able to function under harsh weather conditions. So, two coaches of these new generation high speed trains for Italy. where transported to […]