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16 February 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 20:16 GMT+1

June 27, 2018

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To Genoa the "6th Global Rail Freight Conference" is on

Within the 2026 RFI it will invest four billions for the technological and infrastructural modernization of the railway lines with participations dedicated to the transport goods

To increase the connections between national the railway net and the Italian ports in order to develop intermodal services that they facilitate, through the Corridors IT TRY, the exchange of goods with Europe. These topics faced in the "6th Global Rail Freight Conference" that is on to Genoa and has been organized, from Italian Railroads of the State (FS Italian) and Union Internationale DES Chemins de Fer (UIC). To such purpose it is remembered that in the world beyond 70% of the goods they move by sea, with the marine transport that has become the spine of the world-wide economy, and that Italy with its ports has approached about 20% of the goods exchanged totally, in transit on the Mediterranean Sea that is only extended for 1% of world-wide the navigable surface.

"The development of a system of integrated transport goods on track, one of the Italian pillars of the industrial plan 2017-2026 of FS - it has emphasized opening the Renato Mazzoncini work, president of the UIC and managing director and Italian general manager of FS - is the priority in order to favor the commercial exchanges between Europe and the world. For this 30 billion euros put on of the program Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) of the European Union for period 2021-2027 are a lot important. Deep that will serve to improve to continental level the interoperability of national railway infrastructures. Other determining factor is the installation of the technological system European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) on all the Corridors TRIES in order to return them percorribili, without interruption, from all the railway enterprises".

Mazzoncini has remembered that ulterior four billions will be invested by RFI within 2026 for the technological and infrastructural modernization of the railway lines with participations dedicated to the transport goods. The lines of the Corridors TRY will be adapted to the European standards: functional modules to the passage of the trains long until 750 meters, from the axial weight until 22,5 tons and loaded with container with great dimensions (High Cube), seed-towings and the so-called "travelling Freeway" (Tir until 4 meters of height, complete of engine and towing, loaded on special wagons goods).

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