TRENITALIA will completely renew its regional train fleet in the northern Italian region of Liguria under a 15-year operation contract which was signed in Genoa on January 12 by regional…
Renato Mazzoncini, chief executive officer of Italian State Railways (FS), talks to David Briginshaw.
A NEW 15-year contract for the operation of regional rail services in Italy’s Veneto region was signed on January 11 by Mrs Elisa De Berti, regional councillor for public works,…
DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU).
CATERPILLAR subsidiary Progress Rail has acquired Italian signalling company ECM for an undisclosed sum. The transaction was officially completed on January 2 and ECM will become part of Progress Rail’s…
A new rail link between Arcisate on the Varese - Porto Ceresio line in northern Italy and Stabio, Switzerland, was officially inaugurated on December 22 by Italy’s minister of transport…
THE Italian region of Emilia-Romagna has agreed a new public transport plan for 2018-2020 which includes the almost total renewal of the train fleet by 2019.
THE President of Italy’s Puglia region, Mr Michele Emiliano, has announced that a 189km section of South East Railway (FSE) in the Salento area will be electrified.
THE first four out of 17 Evo Pendolino trains being supplied by Alstom to Italy’s open-access high-speed operator NTV entered service on December 7 between Rome and Venice.
A pre-feasibility study for a proposed railway between Malles and Bormio in northern Italy was presented on December 4 in Malles, in the Italian province of Bolzano.
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