The double floor with high capacity
The first Caravaggio entered passenger service on Monday 3 February 2020, with the first run departing at 6.43 from Rho, bound for Como San Giovanni.
The last four arrivals - from Monday 12 April 2021 - entered service on the railway line that from Milan, skirting Lake Maggiore, reaches Verbano and Val d’Ossola, with 22 daily trips. Whatch the video
The new trains will progressively replace the current trains used on this line which, although restructured, date back to the 1970s.
TWO FLOORS, 563 PLACES
The Caravaggio is a high-capacity double-deck convoy - 563 seats in total for the five-carriage composition - arranged in a single room with no doors or dividing sectors.
Completely accessible and characterized by very large windows, the new train is equipped with the latest generation of lighting and air conditioning systems, information and video surveillance, with 50 cameras.
The entrances are equipped with a real-time counting system for people on board [People Counter]
Available to passengers, for each seat there are electrical and USB sockets for charging mobile devices, multifunctional areas for storing strollers and fixing 12 bicycles, with the possibility of charging electric bikes.
The train is barrier-free for easy access for people with reduced mobility. Two areas, near the fully accessible toilets, are reserved for wheelchairs, with the possibility of anchoring and buttons for the service call.