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Ferrovie dello Stato - Articles and news items

A new challenge for ERTMS/ETCS Level 2 on Italian conventional lines

Issue 5 2016 / 6 September 2016 /

The introduction of ERTMS/ETCS Level 2 has been one of the major technological innovations in the world of railway signalling in recent years. Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FSI) through Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) and Trenitalia was one of the principal developers of the system, demonstrating its feasibility and effectiveness – both in terms of performance and safety – through implementation of the system on the High Speed/High Capacity Network. Fabio Senesi, Stefano Marcoccio and Andrea Olmi (RFI S.p.A) reveal the latest challenge for the group in this article and outline their means for achieving it.

Russian Railways and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane sign cooperation agreement

Rail industry news / 7 July 2016 /

A memorandum of cooperation has been signed between Russian Railways and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane for the development of joint projects and modernisation of existing infrastructure.

High-speed in Italy and liberalisation

Issue 4 2010 / 3 August 2010 /

The FS Group (Italian State Railways) is the largest company in Italy, which has helped boost the Country’s growth, thanks also to the recent launch of the high-speed service. The Group has successfully completed a process of internal reorganisation that has turned it into a modern and efficient reality, up-to-date and ready for the challenge of rail transport liberalisation. A radical transformation was completed in less than three years through a financial turnaround combined with the start up of the high-speed service and fleet renewal. Let’s analyse the facts point-by-point.

Substantial plans to ensure Italy’s development

Issue 4 2007, Past issues / 30 July 2007 /

Ferrovie dello Stato’s business plan for 2007-2011 was approved by the Government on 4 May 2007. It is a development plan, a turning point and a real revolution from a quality point of view, with the aim of re-launching the Group on the domestic and European market and turning it into one of the major […]