In a Hitachi Rail – Bombardier Transportation partnership (60%, respectively 40%), 14 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed trains will be delivered to Trenitalia. The contract includes the provision maintenance service for 10 years.
The contract value is around EUR 575 million with the Bombardier share valued at EUR 233 million and the Hitachi share valued at EUR 342 million.
As with the current Frecciarossa 1000 fleet, all 14 of the new very high-speed trains will be built in Italy.
The 200-m-long train has a capacity of 460 passengers and is able to run at speeds of 360 km/h. State-of-the-art aerodynamics and energy saving technologies give the train unmatched operating efficiency. There is WiFi onboard a meeting room and bistro area.
The Frecciarossa 1000 has set new standards in performance, operating efficiency and passenger comfort.