italian high speed trainITALIAN rail operator, Trenitalia, recently launched its latest train, the Freccisrossa 1000, in June this year offering customers a highly modern and fast service which is available with the popular advanced booking super economy fares through Melbournebased rail specialists, International Rail.

The new high speed trains will be utilised on the most popular tourist and business route from Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome- Naples. It offers 457 seats across four categories of cabins, Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. New catering options, internet access and entertainment monitors are present in each class.

The new fast speed service also comes with attractive fares, such as the welltravelled Rome to Milan service, which takes only two and a half hours-travelling at 360km per hour, priced from $48 per person in a standard class. Or the Rome to Venice service from only $41 per person in a standard seat. Trenitalia will be offering four fare levels carrying electronic tickets which are simply scanned by rail conductors when boarding trains.

International Rail advises that the earlier you buy the advance purchase tickets the cheaper they are. For more information on booking online or through travel agents call International Rail on 1300 387 245 or visit their website.

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