rail europe vs trenitalia

Old Apr 27th, 2007, 07:57 AM
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rail europe vs trenitalia

Does anyone know why trenitalia would not list as many trains as Raileurope? I am looking up times for July 12, and trenitalia does not show any morning trains from Venice to Florence. Raileurope lists about five between 8-12. Why wouldn't trenitalia give me the most up to date info?
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Old Apr 27th, 2007, 07:59 AM
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There may be a problem with the Trenitalia and other schedule sites not having yet loaded in Summer schedules.

Raileurope's schedule section is notoriously incomplete as a rule.
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Old Apr 27th, 2007, 08:00 AM
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Try www.bahn.de, the German train site. It's generally good for all Western Europe.
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Old Apr 27th, 2007, 08:03 AM
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Trenitalia currently lists nearly no trains after Je 10 when summer schedules start and if you look more closely at Raileurope sight like i did yesterday on many dates they don't list any either except some odd regional train routes. Perhaps overnight RE got more on.

This has been a recurring problem with treitalia.com for several years when summer schedules begin - they are late putting them up. Welcome to trenitalia.com!
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Old Apr 27th, 2007, 08:28 AM
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Same thing is happening at the Bahn site
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Old Apr 27th, 2007, 09:31 AM
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Holding off on summer / winter schedules has been typical of European trains for decades.

I find that 95%+ of the trains run the same before and after the seasonal change.
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