Trenitalia has placed an EUR 98 million order for 70 Vivalto regional double-deck coaches manufactured by Finmeccanica – AnsaldoBreda. The Italian passenger operator has exercised the option included in the previous contract signed in March 2010.
The order covers 56 intermediate coaches and 14 push-pull driving cars. The vehicles will be manufactured in Pistoia and in Reggio Calabria plants.
The “Vivalto” has 724 seats and a total capacity of over 1,500 passengers. The vehicle can reach a top speed of 160 km/h.