Trenitalia subsidiary to launch Milan-Lyon-Paris high speed rail service from Jun-2020

    Trenitalia French rail subsidiary Thello plans to commence twice daily Milan-LyonParis high speed rail (HSR) service from Jun-2020 (Les Echos/tourmag.com, 05/06-Jun-2019). HOP! is currently the sole operator on Milan-Lyon sector with year round air service, while Air France operates Lyon-Paris sector, according to OAG. The new service would also directly compete with SNCF‘s Paris-Lyon HSR route.