[passenger] ETR700 test trials on Slovenia’s rail network

In 2020, Italian and Slovenian railways, Trenitalia and SŽ PP, collaborated on plans for a direct rail connection between Italy and Slovenia using Frecciarossa train sets. Due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, only limited tests were conducted on the Italian side using the then-planned ETR1000. The project fell silent until this November when Slovenian railways unveiled a new timetable featuring a pair of EuroCity trains, EC 136 and EC 137.

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