Italy to launch high speed Milan-Paris train on 18 December

Dec 12, 2021 1013

Italy's Trenitalia is set to launch a high-speed Frecciarossa train service between Milan and Paris on 18 December, offering a journey time of between six and seven hours. The new connection will depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon, passing through Turin, Lyon Part-Dieu, Chambéry and Modane.

Initially there will be two daily round trips, however the service could expand, with a total of five Frecciarossa 1000s authorised to travel across the Alps. Trenitalia will become the first foreign company to operate in the French high-speed market, entering into direct competition with the National Railway Company (SNCF).

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