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Trenitalia-ÖBB Launch New Villach-Udine-Trieste Port Rail Connection

Trenitalia-ÖBB launch new Villach-Udine-Trieste port rail connection

Trenitalia-ÖBB Launch New Villach-Udine-Trieste Port Rail Connection

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) June 11, 2018 – From yesterday, a new rail has service has started, connecting Villach (southern Austria), Udine and Trieste, the Italian port.

The new service is a cooperation between Italy’s Trenitalia, part of state-owned Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, and ÖBB, the Austrian national railway company.

The agreement, wanted by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region of Italy, is mainly targeted at increasing cross-border tourism. It also reflects a steady increase in new rail connections between the Adriatic port of Trieste and southern Europe.

Source: Trenitalia

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