Trenitalia is the division of people and goods, while 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Ferrovie dello Stato (FS ).
The company Trenitalia arose when the division freight and passenger from the former Italian state railway Ferrovie dello Stato was dissolved in 2000.
Between 2004 and 2009, Trenitalia revenue increased from 4 to 5.6 billion euros. Nevertheless, the company had financial problems, and net debt in 2007 amounted to 5.67 billion euros. Unyielding unions, partly outdated rolling stock and lack of transparency in the management of impacted businesses. By 2009, it managed Trenitalia however, reduce its debts and achieve a net profit of 90.6 million euros. From this point on the revenue, year after year rose further. In fiscal 2011, the company achieved a turnover of 5.70 billion euros and a net profit of 156 million euros.
Trenitalia is the market leader in rail transport in Italy. The fleet includes, among other things, the locomotives of the series E.464, the unit trains ETR 500 and the regional trains and local trains Vivalto Minuetto.
On the high-speed lines Torino - Milano, Roma - Napoli, on the Direttissima Firenze - Roma and other high-speed lines, the ETR 500 trainsets, Frecciarossa ( red arrow ) run called, with up to 300 km / h Since 2012, Trenitalia has competition from the private company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori which follows a the tracks with the train set Alstom AGV. In -house Italian Trenitalia traffic relies on the Freccia trains (formerly called Euro Star Italia ). We distinguish between three categories Frecciarossa Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. For regional traffic, the regions are responsible in Italy. This sign with Trenitalia or other transport company called service contracts for a period of 6 years.
The international traffic on the Brenner axis lost Trenitalia 2009 LeNORD, it leads Trenitalia Euro City since 2010 in Switzerland, after the joint subsidiary with the SBB, Cisalpino had failed. The strategy of Trenitalia aims neither in the international trains from, but on domestic routes as quickly as possible.
Trenitalia Cargo transported annually 28 billion tonne kilometers and has more than 30,000 freight cars. The share of international traffic is 53% and is very important for the Italian steel industry. The company sees itself confronted with strong competition, such as SBB Cargo, DB Schenker or SNCF Géodis. The single wagonload traffic was mostly halted.
The subsidiary TX Logistik is a pan-European private railway company and owns several multi-system locomotives.