Introduced in Poland in 2014, The Pendolino trains are a premium class of train which offer high-speed rail travel between Warsaw and Krakow, Katowice, Wroclaw and Gdansk/Gdynia. The Pendolino offers fast and efficient travel, the likes of which have not been seen before in Poland, with a journey from Warsaw to Krakow taking around 2 and a half hours. The locomotives are sleek and modern, with fully reserved seats in both classes, full air-conditioning throughout, a buffet car, and a complimentary drink for all passengers.
Pendolino trains are an Italian family of tilting trains which became popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The tilting mechanism allows the trains to tackle curves at high speeds while maintaining a comfortable ride for its passengers. Pendolino trains are used in countries throughout the world, including China, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom.