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24 September 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 06:51 GMT+2



June 28, 2018

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Signed an agreement in order to upgrade the railway system of the port of Genoa

Gentlemen: "with this convention we can finally start all the relative participations on the last mile"

Today Ministry of Infrastructures and the Transports, Italian Railway Net (RFI) and Authority of Harbour System of the Ligurian Sea Western has signed a convention in order to upgrade the railway system of the port of Genoa, in the area of Sampierdarena, and to favor the development of the intermodalità iron-sea with the performance of works that will demand a total investment of about 35 million euros.

With the agreement it is defined a cronoprogramma of the participations that a first phase finalized to the adaptation of the railway connection between the Rugna-Bettolo Park and the junction S. Limbania previews, that it gives continuity to the participations in course by RFI for the connection of the port with the railway park of the Campasso. Such works, relative with the increment of the shape limit, with the armament and the signaling, will allow to transport the container high cube through the gallery New Pier.

Previewed also a second relative phase to the planning and the realization of a new station in the zone of the current railway park of Fuorimuro. The port of call will be equipped of long railroads 750 meters, one of fundamental requirement in order to increase the quota the railway traffic goods from and for the historical port of Genoa, first Italian truth in terms of enlivened volumes.

An appropriate working group will monitor the performance of the implementations previewed in the protocol and will collaborate to the definition of a model of shared exercise, with the involvement also of the representatives of the E region the Municipality of Genoa and the main interested subjects.

"The agreement today - it has emphasized Maurizio Gentile, managing director and general manager of Italian Railway Net - re-enters in the widest system than projects of RFI for from Liguria harbour system, in terms of infrastructural potenziamento and development of the transport goods on iron. It is our engagement to do so as that the port of Genoa more and more becomes integral part of the European Network of the Cores Corridor TRIES, to the aim improve the logistic development of the entire Country. Thanks to the previewed participations in order to improve the transport on the Rhine-Alps Corridor, the port of Genoa will be more attractive and competitive, with important benefits for the economic system of the North the West".

"With this convention - the president of the AdSP of the Ligurian Sea has explained Western, Emilio Signorini - we can finally start all the relative participations on the last mile that will allow to support the infrastructural plans of potenziamento that the Authority of Harbour System of the Ligurian Sea Western is developing united to the projects of investment of the regarding private harbour operators Bettolo Descent, the terminal containers of Voltri-Prà, the completion of the connections of the new multipurpose terminal of Vado Ligure".

"The port of Genoa - the minister of Infrastructures and the Transports has commented, Danilo Toninelli - is unwinds it main, the infrastructure of connection key between our sea and the markets of continental Europe. To push on the pedal of the intermodalità, in this case between water and iron, is and will remain one of the key aims of my ministry, because to make to travel the goods in rational, efficient and sustainable way it means to help the Italian economy to create greater wealth. There are great occasions of investment and of increment of the traffics that stand out to the horizon, we only think to the new Via of the Silk. Therefore, Italy cannot that to make oneself to find ready to at best take advantage of the own natural logistic vocation of hub in the Mediterranean".

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