'Pop' and 'Rock' trains to bring free Wi-fi to regional Italian rail network from 2019

Sep 24, 2018 2397

The Italian rail infrastructure administrator Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane has unveiled its new line of regional trains that it says will be rolled out across the country within five years. It started with Swing and Jazz, but now Rock and Pop have joined the groove. The Italian train operator is rolling out a fleet of new trains, named after musical genres, that are scheduled to replace many older locomotives on Italy's regional train network.

The new trains were presented at the InnoTrans fare in Berlin by the Italian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Danilo Toninelli. The new designs will form part of an upgrade across Italy's rail network which will see 600 new trains introduced on regional lines from 2019, according to a press statement.

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SOURCE: https://www.thelocal.it/

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