Trenitalia orders 54 Pop EMUs from Alstom

Trenitalia orders 54 Pop EMUs from AlstomA full-size mock-up of the Pop was exhibited in Verona earlier this month. Trenitalia will introduce 31 of these trains in Veneto from 2020. Trenitalia

TRENITALIA has exercised four options with Alstom worth a total of around €330m for 54 additional Pop regional EMUs.

The 160km/h single-deck trains, which are based on Alstom’s Coradia Stream platform, are part of a framework contract for 150 sets placed in August 2016, which included an initial order for 47 trains for the region of Emilia-Romagna.

The latest trains are destined for the regions of Abruzzo (four sets), Liguria (15 sets), Marche (four sets) and Veneto (31 sets).

The trains will be assembled at Alstom’s site in Savigliano in northwest Italy.

Trenitalia orders 54 Pop EMUs from Alstom