Colleagues from the Italian railway infrastructure manager, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), explain the current status, strategy and importance of ERTMS/ETCS along the Mediterranean Rail Freight Corridor (MRFC).
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Hitachi Rail have been awarded a contract worth €867 million to deliver ERTMS digital signalling on Italy’s rail network.
The introduction of an ERTMS/ETCS Accelerated Plan is a great challenge for the whole Italian railway system. Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) is one of the main developers of the system, used to overcome the market constraints imposed by the legacy national signalling systems and achieve an interoperable European rail network.…
Webuild have been awarded a contract to design and construct the Nuova Enna-Dittaino, a new section of the Palermo-Catania rail line.
Alstom have signed a framework agreement with Rete Ferroviaria Italiana to provide ERTMS on 27 lines in central and southern Italy.
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The installation of the Buttaceto Viaduct on the Palermo-Catalina rail line has been completed, offering key infrastructure for sustainable mobility in Southern Italy.
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana and Nevomo will apply for EU funding to conduct the first full-scale magrail system pilot on a RFI test track in Bologna San Donato.
Webuild Group has won a contract for the executive design and construction of the Orsara-Hirpinia section of the Napoli-Bari high-speed railway worth €1.075 billion.
The IRICAV 2 consortium will be responsible for work on the first section of the high-speed rail development between Verona and Padua.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely impact Italy, Salini Impregilo has announced that work on the Naples-Bari high-speed line will continue, with strict coronavirus safety measures in place.
British Steel has supplied more than one million tonnes of heat-treated rail across six continents – enough to build a railway from London to Beijing.
Maintaining railway infrastructure can be complicated to organise, expensive and demanding. Fortunately, there are several modern and sophisticated techniques available for the industry to ensure our networks are maintained to the highest standards, allowing our railways to operate safely and efficiently. Read on to find out more…