GCF ends the new T.E that changes the skyline of Venice lagoon bridge
Ten months of construction site and 35,000 hours of night work to complete the mission entrusted to GCF and RFI: fully renew and boost the railway Electric Traction on the Liberty Bridge, the historic trans-lagoon connection that joins Venice to the mainland since 1845.
Last week of work for the second construction site of Lot 3 of Suite Rapide, before a long break that, until the end of June, will allow Amiens’ site to provide maintenance services on vehicles and equipment.
Tests underway for the rigid catenary manufactured by GCF. The Company of Rossi Group, leader in the sector of railway assembly and electrification, is currently being certified in Italy and manufacturer and official installer of rigid catenary for use in tunnel.
Local media and online, as well as national TV broadcasters: the attention of information organs was captured in Aquitania by GCFs´Suite Rapide train that has been working since a few weeks, for the renewal of Bergerac – Libourne railway line. It is the first time in France that a powerful “workshop-train” is used on a regional line.
The contract for the construction of the new urban gallery of 1.7 km
The State Councillor for infrastructures, Nuria Gorrite, defined it as “one of the most complex urban construction sites in Switzerland”. And it will carry GCF’s name - GCF Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie- that, in the last few days, in consortium with Implenia SA (parent company), Cablex and Siemens, signed the contract for the awarding of the works by LEB, the Lausanne – Echallens – Bercher rail- tramway company.
The new foreign office of Rossi Group opened in Pristina. The construction of GCF’s headquarters in the capital of Kosovo is the first activity following the signing of the contract pursuant to which Infrakos (Kosovo Railways Infrastructure: railway operator) entrusted to Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie, the task to restore a strategic section of the main railway line of the Country.
Current re-profiling activities on centre-north tracks
Safer tracks and less noisy. The battle against “moireing”, typical mechanical wearing signs of tracks, has started. In Centre-Northern Italy, it returned to RFI, already over 500 km of restored railway, with ground and perfectly re-profiled tracks. “Grizzly”, precious alley of GCF (Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie), is one of Scheuchzer’s power profiling trains, Swiss sub-contractor boasting at least sixty years of experience in the sector.
Alternation of machines and men between the two GCF’s Renewal Lots
Two super Suite rapide trains side by side on the same railway yard that is being used as GCF’s construction site in Nantes. The singular, unusual and rare event (only 3 Suite Rapide trains in France) that has attracted many curious people and those fond of trains in Nantes construction site, is the result of activities planned by GCF and Transalp Renouvellement to provide for the maintenance of trains and high-efficiency machines involved in Lots 2 and 3 of the Suite Rapide rolling stock.
Infrakos-GCF contract for the first section of Rail Route 10
“This is a big day for Kosovo.” The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, has welcomed the official signing of the contract which assigns renewal work on the Fushë Kosovë - Hani i Elezit line to GCF (Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie). Scheduled to be completed within three years, the project will link the Balkans to countries in the European Union.
A healthy company that consolidates the growth and highly focuses on innovation. Rossi Group, in the traditional annual convention, shows its cards and confirms the development strategies that led GCF and Gefer, the two companies specialized in railway construction, to be among the top Builders.