Trenitalia and Italo, inconveniences and cancellations from 14 to 17 August

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Attention, travellers! From the 14 17 to August, those planning to travel by train may need to arm themselves with a little more patience than usual.
Along some of the main Italian railway lines, is planned a series of jobs which could upset the usual travel habits.

But let's go in order and see what to expect in these four rather special days.

Possible delays and increased travel times

Are the trains punctual? Depends! In this time, high-speed trains, regional e intercity they may not be as accurate as a Swiss watch.

The reason is simple: maintenance work between Florence and Rome e tra Bologna and Milan. Get ready for possible delays and, alas, to have a little more company on board, as the train circulation will be reduced.

Reasons for cancellations

It is not a sudden surprise, but something planned. Trenitalia and Italo they had to cancel some trains precisely because of these maintenance works.
Yes, it might be a little inconvenient, but it's all for the sake of railway network and to ensure that future journeys are even smoother and safer.

Route changes

Not just delays! Some routes may be subject to deviations, especially those to and from the airport Fiumicino.
But don't worry too much, gods are expected substitute buses. Just remember to leave a little early!

Why are the works being done during the mid-August period?

Ah, the million dollar question! In fact, there is a very practical reason behind this choice.
Italian Railway Network (RFI) he thought that with less students and commuters traveling, this would be the best time to get out hammers and nails.

This way, the impact on travelers should be minimized.

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Written by Gennaro Marchesi
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