The preliminary phases for Suite Rapide site have begun in Normandy, that has the purpose to restore by May, an additional 60 km of line 340 000 Paris Saint Lazare - Le Havre between Motteville and St. Pierre du Vauvray. A site that will combine the usual production efficiency with extra efforts to respect the environment and recycle the outdated line components.
Tests underway for the electrified Reggio – Ciano section
First electrified train along 27 km of the Reggio Emilia - Ciano d’Enza section. The event scheduled for Sunday, January 23rd, will open the testing phase of the railway electrified by GCF and will mark, above all, the first, tangible step towards the “ecological transition”, one of the three axes on which Emilia Romagna Region founded its powerful Sustainable Plan of the railway network.
Announced last September, it is now official with the solemn signature of the contract. The Rail Route 10 project formally launches the second renewal lot of the main railway network of Kosovo. GCF, Rossi Group’s railway firm that has been working in Kosovo for 2 years, will have the task to rebuild the second section between Fushë Kosovë and Mitrovicë and extend it to the European perimeter.
Universities and companies united for higher education
A placement of over 91%, 17 editions so far, over 460 Master graduates absorbed in the top railway companies of the country. The University Master of second level in Engineering and Infrastructures of Railway System returns also this year, with this “business card”.
11th among the Top 200 of “il Sole 24 h” classification
With a proud performance, Rossi Group’s railway companies rank five positions higher and, despite the year was marked by the pandemic, were able to attain the 11th position in the 2021 classification proposed by “Il Sole 24 ore” for the 200 top national companies in the Construction sector.
GCF’s contribution to RFI’s project for high-tech signalling
Greeted by Frecciarossa’s hiss entering Campo di Marte, the new modern technological system for railway circulation was put into service in Florence Node, on Sunday November 28th. An excellent result for the project commissioned by RFI that saw involved, first hand, also GCF in the various supply, installation, testing and operating phases of the new devices.
Mobile lathe in operation for turning services at 0 km
7 trains in just 6 days. In Trento, at the railway workshop of Trentino Trasporti, GCF-Gefer’s intervention with “MobiTurn” mobile lathe allowed to provide turning to the rolling stock, on-site. A quick service, at 0 km, that significantly reduced costs and times.
Jump across the ocean for Rossi Group that concluded a few days ago, the acquisition of Platinum Track Service Inc., a high-profile railway firm with headquarters in Ontario, Canada. The acquisition and merger transaction, concluded through GCF Canada Railwork, allowed creating the new company “Platinum Track Services Inc. - a GCF Group Company” owned and managed by the Italian group.
Safety is achieved together. Firms and workers, contracting bodies and contractors. This is the common thread underlying the trials that RFI has proposed to railway firms for voluntary adhesion and that GCF has embodied. Scope: boost the workers’ awareness on safety and proper management of risks.