Presented today in Pistoia, the new Rock of Trenitalia is produced by Hitachi Rail.
The framework agreement signed between the two companies provides for the possibility of supplying up to 300 trains for a total amount of approximately 2.6 billion Euros.
The fleet is part of the new supply of 450 new trains for regional transport, the total value of 4 billion Euros.
Consisting of five carriages, long 136 meters and wide 2.8, the new Rock train will have a total capacity of 656 passengers (the top of the sector) and 4 motor bogies that will allow it to reach a speed of 160 km/h, with a higher acceleration of 1 m / sec2.
Characterized by speakers in light alloy, by traction motors distributed along the entire train and plenty of space available to passengers, will allow unique performance on the market in terms of passenger weight, carrying capacity per unit length, consumption per passenger kilometer ( -30% compared to newer vehicles operating in Italy). It will also ensure internal fittings and diversified equipment to meet the various needs expressed by clients Regions.
Whit its entirely made in Italy look, the new train is a generational leap over the existing dual plane rail vehicles in service in Italy, thanks to the technological innovation of its components, the optimization and placement of components of traction on the "imperial" (the upper part of the case), in order to make its interior spaces fully usable by passengers, who will get the maximum comfort thanks to the ergonomic chairs in faux leather.