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.
An article on renewal work on the railway line underneath the Morandi bridge is published in the CIFI periodical
"Proud to have helped RFI with renewal work on the railway lines”Mario Alvigini, Site Director for Gefer, said. With support from the Novi Ligure-based company which is part of the Rossi Group, the railway lines involved in the dramatic collapse of the Morandi Viaduct in Genoa this summer have now been rebuilt in record time.
A new ET system and a new look for the bridge over the lagoon
A new look for the Mestre - Venice S. Lucia bridge over the lagoon. GCF has just finished installing the new innovative gantries which not only support a completely new, more efficient overhead contact line, but also give a new sober, modern look to the bridge that leads to the most famous city of art in the world.
Rabat-Agdal: inauguration of the station for modernity
Official inauguration of Rabat-Agdal Railway Station. His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, two days after the launch of the first high-speed train in the African continent, wished to celebrate the amazing new railway station of the Moroccan capital formally and personally by inviting the companies chosen by ONCF (Moroccan railways) to implement the project: Moroccan company TGCC (civil works) and the Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie (entire range of technological works).
Renewal work is in full swing for the last work sites in 2018
Another 160 kilometres of renewal work for the last two GCF work sites in France. Work on the fifth work site for 2018 has begun over the last few days in both Lots 2 and 3 of the TransalpRenouvellement consortium. It is now in full swing and involves two powerful Suite Rapide convoys recently boosted by the purchase of high performing trains and machinery.
The innovative system developed by GCF together with the Sapienza University of Rome and Milan Polytechnic
Recently unveiled at Innotrans in Berlin, it aroused a great deal of general interest. Visitors to the trade fair were impressed by the fact that the Dynamic Weighting System, which is used to measure railway track loads and has been developed by the GCF R&D Department with collaboration from the Sapienza University of Rome and Milan Polytechnic, is accurate and reliable as well as lightweight, versatile and easy to install.
GCF consolidates 15th place, ranking first among specialist companies
The first railway builder to represent Italy abroad. GCF takes fifteenth place overall in the 2018 national ranking drawn up by Ance in relation to penetration by Italian construction companies into world markets. GCF consolidates its role of excellence as a specialist in railway systems and a driving force behind economic development.
A huge showcase and a marvellous occasion for meetings. The 2018 edition confirmed the international leadership of Innotrans, the show that every two years transforms Berlin into a hotspot for high-end business involving railway and transport technologies. A worldwide crossroads that this year also saw attendance by GCF, the leading Italian railway construction company which welcomed operators and decision-makers, proposed innovative solutions and met representatives of new markets on its own stand.