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.…
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Riccardo Licciardello, Professional Engineer at ANSFISA, the Italian rail and road safety authority, explains how the journal bearing workstream of the Shift2Rail-funded GEARBODIES research project is looking to reduce the lifecycle cost of rolling stock bearings and running gear, primarily through improving the longevity of bearing units.
The IRICAV DUE consortium has signed an agreement to begin work on part of the Verona–Bivio Vicenza section of the Verona-Padua high-speed railway.
Below the Brenner Pass, from Innsbruck/Tulfes in Austria to Franzensfeste in Italy, the longest underground railway connection in the world is being built – the 64km-long Brenner Base Tunnel. Here, Tunnel Safety Coordinator, Erwin Reichel, explains the intricacies of ensuring sufficient safety measures are coordinated and implemented for such an…
For a total value of €125 million, Ferrovienord has ordered 20 regional trains for service in the Region of Lombardy, which will be delivered by Alstom from 2023 onwards.
The ÖBB Rail Cargo Group's new TransFER service will provide a non-stop intermodal rail connection between the rail freight transport centre in Verona, Italy and the rail terminal at Hannover, Germany.
Stadler will produce and maintain 40 electric trains for Ente Autonomo Volturno to use on its Vesuvian lines, increasing both reliability and safety.
Upon delivery of the three locomotives, GTS Rail will boast a fleet of 20 TRAXX units, all of which have been produced by Bombardier.
The IRICAV 2 consortium will be responsible for work on the first section of the high-speed rail development between Verona and Padua.
Providing a north to south network is the focus of Trenitalia’s 2020 summer timetable, with new connections to encourage more and more people to leave their cars at home.
Alstom and Snam's agreement will work to develop hydrogen-powered trains and the related technological infrastructure for operation in Italy.
Destined for the badly affected Lombardy region, DB Schenker is working to transport over 1,000 tonnes of medical supplies from China to Italy in just 15 days, door-to-door.
Daniele Rossi, Trenitalia’s Head of Logistics, explains why Italy’s main rail transport company has turned to using Additive Manufacturing (AM) as a transformative approach to manage spare parts availability.
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.