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Using the Vatican City train station?

I am not sure if it is a little-known fact that there is a train station in the Vatican City, but never mind. You should be able to find the station and the rail line quite prominently on any map of ...
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Where can I find arrivals / departures timetables for Italian train stations online?

This site (rfi.it) gives arrivals and departures in a form similar to what I think you are expecting. Sample output for Roma Termini: There's also a list of regional timetables in PDF format here: ...
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Do Trenitalia operate trains from Pré Saint Didier to Ivrea?

On to the wiki page of Stazione di Pré-Saint-Didier is stated (under "Movimento") La stazione era in ultimo servita da treni regionali di Trenitalia fino al 24 dicembre 2015, giorno in cui la ...
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What is included on the Frecciarossa Executive class?

Based on what the internet has to say, it seems that there is a complimentary meal included in the Frecciarossa Executive class. However, the content of the meal depends on the route you are ...
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Having a ticket on a train that doesn't stop at your destination?

After finding the aforementioned RFI Timetable, I can comfortably put that fear of not getting that train to programmed mishaps and be assured that my train is scheduled as bought. Indeed, on summer ...
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Where can I find arrivals / departures timetables for Italian train stations online?

You can do this through the Czech IDOS website. Simply enter the name of the station in the From field, after switching the language in the bottom-right corner. Optionally choose the date and click ...
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Where can I find arrivals / departures timetables for Italian train stations online?

I had a good look on the Trenitalia site, both in the English version and in the google translate version of the original to my own language, (Dutch) and did not find any links or other indications of ...
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Best Rail Pass for Italy

In Italy, the only rail passes covering the whole country are those offered by Eurail[0]. Depending on where you're from, right now Eurail is split into Eurail (for those from outside the EU) and ...
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What's included in Frecciabianca 1st class?

Turns out things might have changed, if the sources in the other answers once were right. The differences are these: Better seats in a 1+2 configuration. Dedicated 1st class conductor. All cars ...
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Can I travel Italian regional train tickets in the opposite direction of travel?

No, not without changing your ticket at the ticket office, at a cost. I tweeted my question to the trenitalia account and their response was (rough translation of mine): You have to modify the ...
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Doing stops on Italian regional trains. How long exactly is the ticket valid?

You must arrive within 6 hours. The ticket expires 6 hours after validation and if your ticket is checked on the train more than 6 hours from validation, you will be subject to a fine. You may get on ...
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What if I did not validate an Italian regional train ticket?

It's quite common for none of the validation machines to be working. Officially, you must seek out the train conductor immediately upon boarding and have your ticket validated. It isn't sufficient to ...
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Saronno: what platform for MXP?

If you have data on your phone, I highly recommend the trenit app for android or iOS. It gives you the train times in real-time updated after every station. Usually it tells you the platform but doesn'...
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Cannot find night train Rome-Siracusa after June 11 (2016)

This page lists the advanced booking restrictions for various train operators in Europe including those in Italy. Booking Horizon: Italy High-speed, medium & long-distance 4 months Regionale 2 ...
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Trenitalia, wrong name on ticket, problem?

No guarantee obviously, but in a dozen of journeys on Italian trains with such online tickets (for the high-speed trains) I have yet to be asked for a proof of identity. I would not be too concerned ...
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Is it possible to change a Trenitalia unused regional ticket after the time of departure of the train?

Quoting from the English Trenitalia page (the page specifically refers to regional electronic tickets): When and where can I change my ticket? You can change the date of your trip once only, ...
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What's Trenitalia's best class?

The Man in Seat 61 has a guide to Italy's railway. The photo in the question appears to be from the Frecciarossa 1000. Frecciarossa trains have four classes. The highest "Executive Class" is ...
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Change trains from Italo to Trenitalia at Milano Centrale

40 minutes to change trains should be more than enough since all you have to do is move from one platform to the other within the same station - Italo and Trenitalia trains both arrive in the same ...
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How to cancel and get refunds for train tickets for Italy?

Italian long distance train tickets work along a completely different system then German train tickets. Italian trains have passenger manifests. German trains don't. That is why you cannot find any ...
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What's Trenitalia's best class?

In Italy the main train companies are two: Italo and Trenitalia. Trenitalia covers quite 100% of italian stations and have different kind of trains. regionale and intercity are the two less ...
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How to cancel and get refunds for train tickets for Italy?

In the end I did get a mail from the Italian railways, giving me an option to ask for the money. I had however already tried to get my money through the German site I bought from and decided that one ...
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How to cancel and get refunds for train tickets for Italy?

Deutsche Bahn allows you to cancel you travel if the reason for travel becomes obsolete - this includes quarantine at the destination. This should allow you to cancel if the tickets are DB tickets. ...
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