Topic: Italy

How the state railways are expanding through Europe

AnalysisTrenitalia has started operation of its first high-speed train service between Milan and Paris. The public company is thereby directly competing with another: French state railways SNCF. Looking back at this year, there have been...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter
Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia brings the Frecciarossa to France

The first ride of the Frecciarossa high-speed train will depart from Milano Central station towards Paris on Saturday 18 December. It will compete with the French railways SNCF on the route between France and Italy.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

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