The lenses of Tony Daoulas, SNCF Réseau’s photographer, capture a series of photographs that tell the work phases of one of GCF - Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide construction sites. Opened in mid March and managed by Arthur Heine, the site had the goal to fully restore line 629000 in the section between the stations of the reference cities: Libourne and Bergerac.
GCF is attending the ninth edition of the sector’s top exhibition
Two years after opening in Milan, EXPO Ferroviaria returns to Rho Fiera Milano from October 1st to 3rd, the only Italian expo in terms of technology, products and railway systems. GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie will attend the exhibition with the top companies of the national and international railway industry.
GCF ends the new T.E that changes the skyline of Venice lagoon bridge
Ten months of construction site and 35,000 hours of night work to complete the mission entrusted to GCF and RFI: fully renew and boost the railway Electric Traction on the Liberty Bridge, the historic trans-lagoon connection that joins Venice to the mainland since 1845.
Last week of work for the second construction site of Lot 3 of Suite Rapide, before a long break that, until the end of June, will allow Amiens’ site to provide maintenance services on vehicles and equipment.
Tests underway for the rigid catenary manufactured by GCF. The Company of Rossi Group, leader in the sector of railway assembly and electrification, is currently being certified in Italy and manufacturer and official installer of rigid catenary for use in tunnel.
Local media and online, as well as national TV broadcasters: the attention of information organs was captured in Aquitania by GCFs´Suite Rapide train that has been working since a few weeks, for the renewal of Bergerac – Libourne railway line. It is the first time in France that a powerful “workshop-train” is used on a regional line.
The contract for the construction of the new urban gallery of 1.7 km
The State Councillor for infrastructures, Nuria Gorrite, defined it as “one of the most complex urban construction sites in Switzerland”. And it will carry GCF’s name - GCF Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie- that, in the last few days, in consortium with Implenia SA (parent company), Cablex and Siemens, signed the contract for the awarding of the works by LEB, the Lausanne – Echallens – Bercher rail- tramway company.
The new foreign office of Rossi Group opened in Pristina. The construction of GCF’s headquarters in the capital of Kosovo is the first activity following the signing of the contract pursuant to which Infrakos (Kosovo Railways Infrastructure: railway operator) entrusted to Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie, the task to restore a strategic section of the main railway line of the Country.
Current re-profiling activities on centre-north tracks
Safer tracks and less noisy. The battle against “moireing”, typical mechanical wearing signs of tracks, has started. In Centre-Northern Italy, it returned to RFI, already over 500 km of restored railway, with ground and perfectly re-profiled tracks. “Grizzly”, precious alley of GCF (Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie), is one of Scheuchzer’s power profiling trains, Swiss sub-contractor boasting at least sixty years of experience in the sector.