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.
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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.
Italy’s largest transport company, the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group, is taking a sustainable approach both in its strategies and in its daily activities, with rail transport playing a key role in achieving wider company objectives. Lorenzo Radice, Head of Sustainability and Valerio Birindelli, Sustainability Expert, explain more.
FS Italiane has shown strong growth in the first half of 2019, reporting a 2.2 percent rise in its operating revenues to a total of €5.98 billion.
Trenitalia has ordered 14 Frecciarossa 1000's for operation within Italy, which have tops speeds of 360 km/h, the fastest ever service high-speed train in Europe.
With the addition of six more electric trains to the existing order, FSE now expects to be operating 11 electric trains by 2020.
This new non-stop connection strengthens intermodal rail logistics offering and increases the volume of freight traffic at Venice port.
The E494 locomotives have achieved authorisation to operate on the Italian rail network, and commercial service is planned to begin in March 2019.
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.
Together with the recently signed contract for the supply of 30 FLIRT DMU, the Stadler train fleet in Italy will grow to over 200 trains.
The service could save approximately 1.2 tonnes of CO2 per trailer per trip; a total saving of 37,200 tonnes of CO2 each year.
The additional trains, added to the 25 Italo AGVs operating since 2012, will enable Italo to double its fleet and expand its network across Italy.
Alstom has been awarded four contracts totalling approximately €330 million by the Italian national train operator, Trenitalia, for the supply of 54 Coradia Stream regional trains…
From summer 2018, Alstom will start delivering 27 additional Coradia Meridian ‘Jazz’ regional trains to Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator for the Italian regions.