Significant investments in machines with advanced technologies
Technology 4.0. At least ten trains and high-production machines that joined GCF's fleet in the last few months were equipped with this system. Tamping machines, ballast cleaners, welding machines, locomotives and loaders that increase the already high number of machines (in addition to 620 elements, one of the biggest fleets in Europe) and make it safer and '’smart’’.
Official visit of the Sub-prefect of Avesnes at GCF-Transalp’s construction site
An extra-large renewal site. Suite Rapide also astonished many journalists and media of Northern France, who attended GCF-Transalp Renouvellement sites during the visit of Avesnes sur Helpe Sub-prefect Alexander Grimaud, Fourmiers Mayor Mickaël Hiraux, and Regional Counsellor Benoit Wascat.
Official ceremony for the inauguration of the new base tunnel
Ceneri base tunnel is officially open. Friday September 4th in Camorino, the highest Swiss political authorities and media representatives took part to the inauguration ceremony that, even if attended by only a few due to Covid-19, has anyhow underscored the strategic importance of the new tunnel, key segment of the Reno-Alps corridor.
More modern, safe and efficient. The future of Latina-Formia line is outlined in details in the executive project that is being drawn up and foresees the realization of the new Multi-Station Computerized Central Device to manage railway transit along the 67 km section of the Rome-Naples railway line.
GCF-Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide that started the works of the third site foreseen for this year, is a “super convoy”. Human resources and means currently working on Lot 3 are about to join the trains and high-efficiency machines of Lot 2. An operation of technological and organizational integration that will allow implementing an unparalleled “renewal machine” in terms of power and efficiency.
By the end of the year, 30 peripheral centres connected with ultra-wide band
Over 25,000 residential units built by the end of the year with network in optical fiber. This is the goal of the construction sites that GCF has initiated or scheduled for the forthcoming opening in thirty peripheral centres, mainly located in Belluno and Vicenza area. Small centres and villages where the overcoming of the digital divide is a key condition for the future. Now more than ever.
GCF resumes the railway works suspended for the lockdown
GCF’s French “Suite Rapide” sites resume works at full pace after being suspended on March 16th by the lockdown due to Coronavirus. It’s been a few days that the workers and technicians operating on Lots 2and 3 assigned to Transalp Renouvellement- association of companies led by Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie- returned to the tracks, resuming their technical tasks in compliance with the new procedures developed to ensure health protection.
The base tunnel in operation since 13th December 2020.
Positive results for the tests run at Ceneri base Tunnel. As notified by client AlpTransit San Gottardo SA (ATG) during the night between April 30th and May 1st, the special measurement train used for testing run through the two lanes of the tunnel reaching 275 km /hour, “certifying” the technical quality of the railway line.
The railway construction sites are now open, under safety measures.
GCF’s and Gefer’s opened their construction sites all over Italy, after the works were suspended due to the Coronavirus. After one week from the end of the lockdown, all the activities of Rossi Group in the railway installing, electrification, signalling and optic fibre sectors have resumed. Focus is now shifted to production and health protection.
Fifth week for the solidarity marathon launched by Rossi Group in favour of Policlinico Gemelli. The subscription among employees and suppliers of the Group’s railway companies, GCF and Gefer, allowed collecting 465,000 Euros as of today. This sum will allow Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli to purchase the technological equipment of the new ward of pneumological sub-intensive therapy dedicated to Covid patients.