Rome, 9 June 2021
Connecting territories through integrated and sustainable mobility, allowing people to rediscover Italy travelling by train in total safety. These are the main objectives of the Trenitalia (FS Italiane Group) summer timetable that comes into effect as of Sunday, 13 June 2021.
The details of the new timetable were illustrated today by Luigi Corradi, CEO and General Director of Trenitalia, along with Sabrina De Filippis and Paolo Attanasio, the Directors of the Regional Passenger and Long Distance Divisions respectively.
Amongst the main innovations of Trenitalia’s 2021 summer timetable is the new night-time Milan-Reggio Calabria Frecciarossa, which brings the North and South of Italy closer even at night, as well as the new Frecciarossa FAST connections between Lombardy and Calabria, along with the new regional connections to the summer destinations of the Peninsula with integrated train, bus, ferry and soft mobility solutions to discover the Italian seaside, mountains, villages and cities of art.
At the heart of the 2021 summer timetable are the actions taken by the FS Italiane Group to safeguard the health of people, passengers and personnel during their travels by train. In addition to the hand sanitiser dispensers aboard the train is the installation of the new graphene filters on the Frecce, the characteristics of which mean a significant decrease in the load of viruses and bacteria, markedly improving the quality of the air within the train. The maximum 50% capacity aboard the entire Trenitalia fleet has also been confirmed.
Throughout the summer, the Frecce trains dedicated to traffic of tourists intent on savouring the warm weather will make more than 150 additional stops per day, with 230 daily connections to the cities of art, to the seaside and the mountains. Added to these are new stops for Intercity, with some 1,200 regional littoral connections and 400 to destinations for nature lovers, as well as about 1,400 connections to the cities of art, for a total of over 5,800 regional journeys per day, along with the approximately 1,000 daily Trenitalia Tper regional trains.