Italy

TESTING of the ERSAT EAV satellite signalling system concluded on February 24, when the operation of the technology was demonstrated to guests including Mr Josef Doppelbauer, executive director of the…
MILAN Transport (ATM) exercised an option with Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) on February 8 for 15 additional Leonardo metro trains.
THE French Senate adopted a bill on January 26 ratifying the agreement between the French and Italian governments to build the €26.1bn Lyon - Turin high-speed line.
PRODUCTION of the next-generation double-deck EMU for Trenitalia was officially launched at Hitachi Rail Italy’s (HRI) Pistoia plant on January 20 with the unveiling of a full-size mock-up of the…
A 10-year contract for the operation of conventional inter-city services and overnight trains in Italy was signed in Rome on January 19 by Trenitalia CEO Mrs Barbara Morgante and Italy’s…
ITALIAN State Railway (FS) has brought all of its freight activities under one roof with the creation this month of Mercitalia which includes the former Trenitalia Cargo division as well…
NATIONAL Express Group has agreed in principle to sell its c2c rail franchise in Britain to Italian State Railways’ (FS) train operating subsidiary Trenitalia for around £70m, subject to approval…
THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on December 19 that a public funding scheme launched by the Italian government to encourage modal shift of freight from road to rail is compliant…
THE Sicilian city of Catania has expanded its metro network for the first time since the opening of the initial Borgo - Porto section in 1999, with the start of…
THE first completed driving car for NTV’s new fleet of Pendolino tilting trains was unveiled at Alstom’s Savigliano plant in northern Italy on December 15.
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