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Rigid catenary for the new Lavis underground station

Rigid catenary for the new Lavis underground station

The new variant on the Trento-Malé route in Trentino completed

Lavis, Trentino: the official inauguration will be held soon for the modern, innovative underground railway variant equipped by GCF – on behalf of Trentino Trasporti – with a rigid catenary.
This highly innovative project was launched two years ago and is part of the development policies implemented in the Trentino Region for an effective intermodal transport system serving the valleys and tourism.

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New trains and machinery for the French Suite Rapide

New trains and machinery for the French Suite Rapide

On-site testing for the new high efficiency train

A month of tests for the new Suite Rapide train in the French Department of Oise in Picardy. At the Beauvais depot, 80 kilometres to the north of Paris, the new trains and machinery that GCF has purchased by itself or with the Transalp Renouvellement Consortium, appear on a sort of railway "red carpet". Almost 80 million euros have been invested in an innovative, super efficient second Suite Rapide train.

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Gold blocks for the Monte Ceneri Base Tunnel

Gold blocks for the Monte Ceneri Base Tunnel

The official "Goldene Schwelle" event marks the completion of GCF's track work on the Ceneri Tunnel.

The LVT (Low Vibration Track) blocks, the last in a series of 98,000, are gold in colour and have been fixed into the concrete under the eyes of politicians, personalities from the business world and journalists. The official event “Goldene Schwelle”, held on Wednesday 30 May in Camerino, with the casting of the "gold blocks" marks an important stage for the Monte Ceneri Base Tunnel and for GCF: completion of the track work.

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The Cityringen Metro, a milestone achievement draws nearer

The Cityringen Metro, a milestone achievement draws nearer

GCF completes the trackwork on the circle line in Copenhagen.

A milestone achievement on Cityringen, the new M3 line on the Copenhagen Metro, draws nearer. Last week, GCF - specialist sub-contractor for the Ansaldo Group - completed the trackwork on the twin tunnel circle line which covers the whole of the Danish capital.

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GCF Suite Rapide: work gets under way in Rhône-Alpes

GCF Suite Rapide: work gets under way in Rhône-Alpes

Night work to renew 40 kilometres of French railway line.

Railway renewal work fully under way in the French department of Rhône-Alpes on the 908000 Valence-Moirans line.
The second 2018 Suite Rapide worksite awarded to Transalp Renouvellement, the consortium that GCF heads, has been operating for two weeks on the Valence - Saint Paul les Romains section of the line.

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