Trenitalia Awards Hitachi Rail Frecciarossa Logistics Support Contract

Trentialia has awarded an integrated logistics support contract to Hitachi Rail for its high-speed Frecciarossa fleet, which can travel at speeds of up to 300km/h.

High-speed rail in Italy: A Frecciarossa ETR 500
A Frecciarossa ETR 500

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The contract is worth 152.8 million euros and has a runtime of 6 years with an option to extend by a further 2 years. The ETR 500 Frecciarossa fleet consists of 59 units. Hitachi will be responsible for the management of the repair service and the management of the spare parts and train components such that any materials will be delivered within 48 hours.