[passenger] Super-fast ETR 108 is coming – New components tested on an old Pendolino


In April 2023, Trenitalia and Alstom agreed to modify existing frame contracts, creating a new subtype of the Coradia Stream in Italy, the ‘ETR 108’. They will be eight-car EMUs with a 200 km/h top speed. There is only one problem: the pantograph must be tested for these “new” EMUs. Where? On an old Pendolino, obviously:

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