The rail service covers the whole peninsula providing connections to all the main regional cities. This is the third “Arrow” Trenitalia (FSI Group’s transport company) has shot from its bow to offer quality services in rail links between large and medium-sized cities. Unlike the Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, Frecciabianca trains circulate on standard lines, outside the high-speed network, covering a very important share of passenger transport on the country’s primary network.
There are 43 pairs of connections a day, running from between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, providing services to basically all the main locations not served by the high-speed network. We spoke to Adriano Scapati, Engineer, Trenitalia’s Frecciabianca Brand Manager.
Mr. Scapati, Frecciabianca services operate alongside the Frecciargento and Frecciarossa trains in offering top quality connections between major cities. What are the specific characteristics of the services offered by Frecciabianca? What is the typical customer target?
Frecciabianca provides rail links between large and mediumsized cities guaranteeing, for all those places not served by the high-speed network, easy and quality links with the main high-speed stations. As a brand, we were established together with the other Freccia rail services in April 2009, although Frecciabianca services were only presented to rail users in June 2011, since then we have kept in line with the standards provided by this type of offer, such as on board services, punctuality and technical parameters.
by Franco Tanel
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