Blog 2020 FROM GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie


Suite Rapide becomes “Super”

Suite Rapide becomes “Super”

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.

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GCF at work for cabling in optic fiber

GCF at work for cabling in optic fiber

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.

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Suite Rapide reopens in France

Suite Rapide reopens in France

GCF resumes the railway works suspended for the lockdown

GCF’s French “Suite Rapide” sites resume works at full pace after being suspended on March 16th by the lockdown due to Coronavirus. It’s been a few days that the workers and technicians operating on Lots 2 and 3 assigned to Transalp Renouvellement- association of companies led by Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie- returned to the tracks, resuming their technical tasks in compliance with the new procedures developed to ensure health protection.

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Test in Ceneri, at 275 km/h

Test in Ceneri, at 275 km/h

The base tunnel in operation since 13th December 2020.

Positive results for the tests run at Ceneri base Tunnel. As notified by client AlpTransit San Gottardo SA (ATG) during the night between April 30th and May 1st, the special measurement train used for testing run through the two lanes of the tunnel reaching 275 km /hour, “certifying” the technical quality of the railway line.

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GCF and Gefer are restarting at full pace

GCF and Gefer are restarting at full pace

The railway construction sites are now open, under safety measures.

GCF’s and Gefer’s opened their construction sites all over Italy, after the works were suspended due to the Coronavirus. After one week from the end of the lockdown, all the activities of Rossi Group in the railway installing, electrification, signalling and optic fibre sectors have resumed. Focus is now shifted to production and health protection.

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Covid-19: a new ward at Gemelli Hospital

Covid-19: a new ward at Gemelli Hospital

465,000 Euros donated from GCF’s subscription.

Fifth week for the solidarity marathon launched by Rossi Group in favour of Policlinico Gemelli. The subscription among employees and suppliers of the Group’s railway companies, GCF and Gefer, allowed collecting 465,000 Euros as of today. This sum will allow Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli to purchase the technological equipment of the new ward of pneumological sub-intensive therapy dedicated to Covid patients.

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