December 12, 2013

RFI awards signalling contract for Rome area

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ITALIAN Rail Network (RFI) has awarded a consortium consisting of Alstom, Gemmo., M Pavani Segnalamento Ferroviario, Ricci and Politecnica a €120m contract to upgrade signalling and telecommunications networks on 200km of mixed traffic lines in Rome.

Alstom, which has a €80m share of the project, will supply its ACC-M signalling system on the Rome Tiburtina - Orte, Ciampino - Colleferro, and Rome Casilina - Campoleone - Nettuno lines which are used by around 1200 trains per day, while it will suypply an Integrated Control and Security Centre to cover the entire Rome railway network.

Gemmo and M Pavani Segnalamento Ferroviario will install signalling and electrification, while Politecnica will design buildings and Ricci will carry out building construction.

The project is expected to be completed in spring 2017.

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