16th position in Il Sole’s classification of the Top 150 builders
Excellent 16th position in the 2020 classification of the best 150 Italian construction companies published by Il sole 24 ore. The data, processed by Guamari studio, confirm GCF as leader among specialised firms of the railway sector and underscore the optimal performance of Gefer that ranks 56th from 62nd.
Second level master’s degree: applications by January 15th
Over 400 Master graduates working in the railway sector with primary roles. During its 16 years of existence, the second level master’s degree in Engineering of infrastructures and railway systems gained an outstanding “business card”: a placement of over 90%.
122 Italian companies located in 14 regions and operating in 18 strategic sectors. They stood out for “management performances and financial reliability” and, for this reason, they were awarded the Alta Onorificenza di Bilancio prize of Industria Felix - L’Italia che compete award. On the prestigious stage, the only railway company, GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie.
The acquisition of Delcourt group was concluded successfully
Perfected in the last few weeks, the acquisition transaction by GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie of Delcourt Group, famous ‘’signature’’ company operating in the French railway sector, was concluded successfully. The strategic transaction falls within the progressive consolidation project establishing the presence of Rossi Group on the market across the Alps.
The renewal sites are of “priority and of national interest”
The French lockdown does not stop Suite Rapide. The restrictive measures issued by the French government to face the second wave of Covid-19, indeed, do not include the works of the railway sites classified by SNCF as of ‘’priority and of national interest”.
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.