What You Need to Know About Italy’s New High-Speed Train

Updated 2018 Italo, Italy’s new high-speed train made its inaugural run Friday. This new service is going to revolutionize travel in Italy. Imagine traveling from Rome to Naples in just an hour; possible because the train travels up to 216 miles per hour! For the next few months, service will be limited to Milan-Florence-Bologna-Rome-Naples. You can book tickets now for …

Florence’s Tram System Back on Track

After 52 years, Florence finally has its public tram system back, according to The Florentine. The new Tramvia debuted on Valentine’s Day, a date deliberately chosen by Florence mayor Matteo Renzi to reflect the residents’ collective love for their city. On its first day, the Tramvia carried an estimated 40,000 passengers, including a couple who rode the tram to their …

Rail Travel Between Milan and Rome Speeds Up

Last year, Associated Press Business Writer Colleen Barr sat aboard Eurostar Italia AV 9427 on its way from Milan to Rome and marveled at the recent high-speed train improvements. Reaching a maximum velocity of 186 mph, Italian Railway’s new Red Arrow would travel the 300-mile distance from Milan to Rome in three hours and 30 minutes shaving an entire hour …