Blog 2016 from GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie
GCF-Gefer working together on the double track railway line in Liguria
“An extremely important project for Liguria as a whole. It all seemed virtually impossible only one year ago but it’s already operative today."
Politicians and authorities in the Liguria Region joined huge crowds to welcome the arrival in Imperia on the train which officially inaugurated the new Andora-San Lorenzo double track railway line.
With railway superstructures by Gefer and electric traction by GCF, the new route is an integral part of Genoa-Savona-Ventimiglia development projects and joins the Rossi Group’s curriculum of completed railway projects.
GCF “signs” the final section of the HS/HC line to Venice
The new Brescia-Treviglio high-speed line with GCF tracks was inaugurated on Sunday 11 December.
This important section completes high-speed Brescia-Milano connection (27 km on the Milan-Treviglio section were already operative as of 2007) and is a further, essential stage in implementing the important HS/HC Milan-Venice route and, more generally, the TEN-T Mediterranean Core Corridor as an integral part from Spain to the Ukrainian border, crossing Italy from Turin to Trieste.
Rossi Group in first place among railway construction companies
Rossfin, the financial holding company of the Rossi Group owning GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie and Gefer, moved up to 15th place in the ranking of 50 Italian construction groups.
Highly efficient GCF sites for the Brescia-Edolo line
GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie is about to complete renewal work for Ferrovie Nord on the Brescia-Iseo-Edolo railway line.
"A step towards the future for this important line," was the comment by newspaper Brescia Oggi that dedicated an entire page to the “imposing" and fascinating construction site, emphasising how renewal work achieved "a record in terms of both timing and efficiency for the complex task of replacing tracks and sleepers without interfering with circulation".
The railway construction is driving the international boom for Made in Italy
The Italian construction system continues to develop abroad. Railway construction is the pride of Made in Italy on an international scale.
This was highlighted by the Ance 2016 Report presented on 4 October at the Farnesina (Italian Foreign Office), through analysis of market penetration around the world by the top construction companies.
Data for 38 construction companies is impressive. For the eleventh consecutive year, these companies improved turnover from outside Italy: 12 billion euros in 2015 - an increase of 14.5% over the previous year and 286% compared to 2004.