Blog 2020 FROM GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie
Significant investments in machines with advanced technologies
Technology 4.0. At least ten trains and high-production machines that joined GCF's fleet in the last few months were equipped with this system. Tamping machines, ballast cleaners, welding machines, locomotives and loaders that increase the already high number of machines (in addition to 620 elements, one of the biggest fleets in Europe) and make it safer and '’smart’’.
Official visit of the Sub-prefect of Avesnes at GCF-Transalp’s construction site
An extra-large renewal site. Suite Rapide also astonished many journalists and media of Northern France, who attended GCF-Transalp Renouvellement sites during the visit of Avesnes sur Helpe Sub-prefect Alexander Grimaud, Fourmiers Mayor Mickaël Hiraux, and Regional Counsellor Benoit Wascat.
Official ceremony for the inauguration of the new base tunnel
Ceneri base tunnel is officially open. Friday September 4th in Camorino, the highest Swiss political authorities and media representatives took part to the inauguration ceremony that, even if attended by only a few due to Covid-19, has anyhow underscored the strategic importance of the new tunnel, key segment of the Reno-Alps corridor.
New ACCM for a more efficient and modern line
More modern, safe and efficient. The future of Latina-Formia line is outlined in details in the executive project that is being drawn up and foresees the realization of the new Multi-Station Computerized Central Device to manage railway transit along the 67 km section of the Rome-Naples railway line.
Single lot for a “mobile factory”, over 3 km long
GCF-Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide that started the works of the third site foreseen for this year, is a “super convoy”. Human resources and means currently working on Lot 3 are about to join the trains and high-efficiency machines of Lot 2. An operation of technological and organizational integration that will allow implementing an unparalleled “renewal machine” in terms of power and efficiency.
By the end of the year, 30 peripheral centres connected with ultra-wide band
Over 25,000 residential units built by the end of the year with network in optical fiber. This is the goal of the construction sites that GCF has initiated or scheduled for the forthcoming opening in thirty peripheral centres, mainly located in Belluno and Vicenza area. Small centres and villages where the overcoming of the digital divide is a key condition for the future. Now more than ever.