The latest-generation high speed train was put in service perfectly in time for the Expo 2015 in Milan. Bombardier Transportation is in charge of project management, product development as well as the manufacturing of the bogies and propulsion systems. The testing, homo-logation and commissioning of the first five trains are also the responsibility of Bombardier Transportation.
have been ordered by Italian rail operator Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane from the consortium of Bombardier Transportation and AnsaldoBreda. Each train has a length of around 200 metres. The total volume of the contract is around 1.5 billion euros. Bombardier Transportation has also signed a ten-year maintenance agreement for the trains.
could soon be enjoying improved connections in Europe thanks to the technological flexibility of the Frecciarossa 1000. Its interoperability is unmatched by any other high speed train.
is the top speed of the Frecciarossa 1000. Soon, the train will be reaching a speed of 360 kilometres per hour on the Rome–Milan route, shortening the journey time between the two cities from 3 hours to just 2 hours and 20 minutes.
is the current length of the high speed train network. It is set for gradual expansion over the years to come, possibly also to other European countries. For example, a connection between Rome and Munich is currently under intensive consideration.