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20 September 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 13:30 GMT+2

January 29, 2020

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In the port of Genoa, the second railway track access to the PSA Genoa Pra' terminal

By the end of the year, the sesturbation of the current four and to follow the widening of the freight bundle and stretching the tracks to 750 meters

Today, the second railway track connecting the container terminal of PSA Genoa Pra' with genoa's Prà Sea Network Italian Railway (RFI). The infrastructure has been made by RFI and Italferr, a company of the Railways group Italian State, in coordination with the contractors and contractors with the full cooperation of the Port System Authority West Ligurian Sea, PSA and all operators railways, with an investment of about 30 million euros.

Today's inauguration is the first of the under the iron plan for the port of Genoa defined ADSP and RFI for infrastructure upgrades Pra' and Sampierdarena docks. It's about of the arrangement of the root on the east side of Voltri Mare and the doubling the entrance to the PSA terminal. Activities now will continue until completion, currently scheduled in December 2020, of the seturbation of the current four tracks of the airport, transition to the level of separation between rail movements and road, the new customs gate and the adjustment of signalling systems. Following this, there is a plan to expand and the extension of the tracks to 750 meters.

The double connection of the PSA terminal and the new airport configuration will allow the doubling of capacity guaranteeing an increase in the capacity of the airport's overall development, thus supporting the growing current and future traffic demand, and permanently outperforming an infrastructure criticality that historically limited its freight trade.

The PSA Genoa Pra' railway terminal, directly connected storage forecourt and container terminal dock, he a current capacity of 120 trains a week and is linked to all major national destinations in the North East (Padua, Verona, Reggio Emilia and Rubiera) and North West (Rivalta Write and Milan), as well as with Switzerland and Central Europe (Basilea) through a service operated directly by PSA Genoa Pra.

The new link between the PSA terminal and the RFI station synergistic compared to PSA's investments already made Genoa Pra' as well as those planned for the near future, purchase and installation of two new iron cranes at the service of the railway park.

At today's inauguration ceremony, together PSA Italia CEO Giuseppe Danesi the governor of the Liguria region, Giovanni Toti, the governor of the President of the Port System Authority of the Ligurian Sea Paolo Emilio Signorini, the mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, the president of City Hall VII Ponente, Claudio Chiarotti, and RFI's Director of Investments, Vincenzo Macello. Also present stakeholders in the port community, management PSA and representatives of terminal workers.

PSA Genova Pra'
Autorità di Sistema Portuale Mar Ligure Orientale

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