The service is still very partial. The next opening of the stations Europa, Picanello and Ognina should be the starting point to strengthen it.
To be clear: this is the urban stretch (railway passing) of the Messina-Syracuse railway line that in recent years is being upgraded (doubling) and modernization.
For train timetables, go to www.trenitalia.it and check the timetables between Catania Centrale and Cannizzaro. The ticket price is € 1.7