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

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.

Edoardo La Ficara, Executive Officer, Operation Service & Maintenance Division, Hitachi Rail, said:

“We are delighted that Trenitalia has put its confidence in Hitachi Rail once again through this contract as proof of our continuous and positive collaboration. In a very difficult time that we are all experiencing, we are proud of the commitment and efforts of all our teams to guarantee the continuity of our and our customers' businesses.”

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