Topic: Italy

Italy to study feasibility of Magrail

Magrail pioneer Nevomo will collaborate with Italian infrastructure manager RFI. The companies signed a  MoU ast week to study the potential of the Magrail system. It will be an important step to see if this...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Intelligent trams on the rails in Florence

Smart trams are now running through the city of Florence in Italy, as part of the innovative computing infrastructure developed by the EU-funded project ELASTIC. A set of sensors has been recently installed on three...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

First electric trains Venice – Belluno

The new  electrified line Venice – Belluno was inaugurated last week, following electrification works carried out by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). Starting from the new railway timetable, effective from 13 June,  a direct electric traction...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Ride-sharing an impetus for railways

Ride-sharing could stimulate the development of the European railways. In order to facilitate this and to provide seamless mobility, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), together with its partners, is carrying out the RIDE2RAIL...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Frecciarossa ETR500 high-speed trains, source: Wikipedia

Trenitalia starts multimodal passenger services

Trenitalia has introduced a summer timetable. Besides new intercity and high-speed connections, it provides several multimodal services including journeys by both trains and cars or trains and scooters. All the measures will help the Italian...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko