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STADLER handed over the first bi-mode Flirt multiple unit at its plant in Bussnang, Switzerland, on June 15. The train, which is equipped with a 3 kV dc drive for…
TRENITALIA launched its summer timetable on June 11 with Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed trains operating in multiple for the first time.
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) confirmed on June 9 that it has acquired a 36.7% stake in Milan Metro Line M5 concessionaire Metro 5 from Astaldi, making it the lead shareholder…
THE Italian region of Tuscany has renewed its contract with Tuscan Railway Transport (TFT), which operates passenger and freight services in the Province of Arezzo.
THE prime minister of Italy Mr Paulo Gentiloni travelled to Campania on a Trenitalia Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train on June 6 to inaugurate the first phase of Naples Afragola station.
STADLER presented the first of 29 Giruno 250km/h electric trains to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) at a ceremony in Bussnang on May 18 attended by the president of the Swiss…
ITALY’s national operator Trenitalia has launched a tender for a €1.6bn framework contract to supply up to 135 diesel-electric passenger trains and to maintain them for 15 years.
ITALIAN Railway Network (RFI) published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on April 14 for contracts to upgrade the 37km Bicocca - Catenanuova section of…
TURIN Transport Group (GTT) and Arriva Italy Rail signed an agreement on April 3 confirming the two companies will bid jointly in the next tender for the operation of Turin’s…
BRITISH Steel has opened a new long length rail logistics centre in Lecco, Italy, in order to meet growing demand in Italy.
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