Three new profiling machines and an “exclusive” tamper machine for the railway maintenance sites
New innovative and high -efficiency operating machines have been delivered in recent weeks, to GCF’s Italian railway maintenance sites. They will add to Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie’s fleet – which is already counting on over 670 machines – further boosting GCF’s and Gefer’s operating capacity, in particular, in the strategic segment of railway maintenance.
Suite Rapide at work, in Normandy, in the Seine- Maritime district, to renew the extremely important line 340 000, the railway that connects the French capital with Le Havre, second French commercial port, after Marseille, and 9th European port in terms of handled containers.
Historic inauguration for the lower ring of Belluno lines
Railway station of Belluno, Friday June 11th at 10:47 a.m. Italian flags and Mameli anthem sang by kindergarten students for a day that has been defined “historical” by everybody. The modern Pop 16856 train with electric traction docks at track 1 and, with its inaugural trip along 47 electrified km from Conegliano to Belluno, marks the end of an age, that of diesel rails.
Further consolidation of the railway maintenance sector
GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie announces the acquisition of the share capital of Cenedese Spa, historic railway construction and armouring company from Treviso. The transaction falls among the corporate development and consolidation strategic investments of Rossi Group in the national railway construction sector and in particular, in the maintenance sector.
“The challenge was won and exceeded the most optimistic expectations”. Lionel Bordiec, Manager of SNCF in charge of Suite Rapide, wanted to publicly acknowledge the great result in terms of performance, attained by Suite Rapide works that GCF-Transalp has completed a few weeks ago in Allier District.
Construction sites working at full pace for the electrification of the lines in Reggio Emilia
Works at full pace in Guastalla, for the construction of the sub-station that will feed the direct railway in Reggio Emilia. GCF’s site, which foresees also the electrification of the three lines in Emilia Region, from Ciano, Sassuolo and Guastalla, is part of the plan according to which the Emilia Romagna Region intends to equip itself with more modern, safer and competitive railway lines. And also more sustainable.
Great satisfaction for the record performances of Moulins construction site
In Northern France, in Pas-de-Calais district, SNCF French railways, following the plan foreseen by “Suite Rapide” lot 2, began this week the restoration of the railway line 301.000 Arras-Dunkerque. The works, awarded under contract to GCF-Transalp Renouvellement will involve 170 GCF’s and Gefer’s employees and will continue until June.
After the electrification works on the Conegliano-Vittorio Veneto-Belluno axis, with the introduction of the summer schedule in June, it will be possible to travel from Venice to Belluno without switching train. The President of Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, greets the conclusion of the works in a press release.
A day to celebrate the work of the medical staff and the solidarity of citizens.
“It is an unprecedented emergency. Nobody can remain indifferent”. With these words, exactly one year ago, Edoardo Rossi, President of Rossi Group, intervened with its construction firms in the railway sector, to launch a campaign in support of the new Covid Hospital "Columbus”.
In operation, the third GCF - Transalp Renouvellement’s railway site of 2021
The third GCF - Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide site of 2021 is working in Allier district, along line 750 000 Moret -Lyon for the full renewal of about 40 km of railway in the section between Saint-Germain-des-Fossés and Moulins.