is a high-speed train
that interconnects Stuttgart
The tilting train (colloquially known as "Pendolino"), the Italian ETR 470, provides a comfortable and fast connection between Italy, Switzerland and Germany.
The Cisalpino operates on two lines:
- Stuttgart - Zürich - Milan - Florence
- Geneva/Basel - Milan - Venice
The Cisalpino is operated by the Cisalpino AG which has its headquarters in Bern
. Train maintenance is carried out in Milan by the Italian railway operator Trenitalia. Trains are staffed with personnel from Trenitalia, as well as the Swiss and German operators Schweizerische Bundesbahnen
(SBB) and Deutsche Bahn
(DB), while the catering is operated by the Italian company Cremonini S.p.A of Rome. Ticket sales are from the three operators and travel agencies.
Other high-speed trains: Thalys, TGV, AVE, Acela, KTX, ICE, Sokol