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    Firenze tram Line 4 railway systems contract awarded


    ITALY: The city of Firenze has awarded a consortium of CMB, Alstom, Hitachi Rail and ComNet a contract to supply and install the track, overhead electrification, substations and lighting for the tram Line 4 project. The €50m contract covers Section 4.2 of the line, the outermost ...

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    Construction starts on Firenze high speed tunnel


    ITALY: Work on the 7 km twin-bore tunnel to carry the country’s north-south high speed under Firenze was officially inaugurated on May 15, with the launch of the first tunnel boring machine near Campo di Marte station. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Infrastructure & ...

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    Firenze tram line funded as network expansion gathers pace


    ITALY: The Ministry of Infrastructure & Transport has allocated €250m to build a further tram line in Firenze, and to procure 14 more vehicles.

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    Tram di Firenze SpA

    Opened 2010. Two lines, serving 36 stops. See Firenze network map. The first section of Line 1 opened on February 14 2010 (7·6 km, 14 stops), and extended to Careggi-Ospedale on July 16 2018 (4·1 km, 12 stops, originally to be Line 3). On February 11 2019 Line 2 opened ...

  • Firenze tram Route T2 was inaugurated on February 11.

    Firenze tram route T2 inaugurated


    ITALY: Firenze tram Route T2 was inaugurated at noon on February 11, ahead of the entry into passenger service at 14.30. Travel on the route is free for two weeks. The opening ceremony was attended by President Sergio Mattarella, Minister of Transport & Infrastructure Danilo Toninelli, Mayor Dario Nardella, Toscana ...

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    Next Firenze tram route to open in November


    ITALY: Opening of Firenze tram line T2 is now expected in November, after the President of the design-build-operate concessionaire confirmed that work would not be completed at the end of August as planned. Tram di Firenze President Fabrizio Bartaloni confirmed that work is expected to be completed ...

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    Next phase of Firenze tram network inaugurated


    ITALY: A tram extension was inaugurated in Firenze on July 16, adding 4·1 km to the city’s sole light rail route. The extension links the former eastern terminus of T1 at Alamanni-Stazione with Careggi-Ospedale to the north. The extension was known during construction as route T3, and ...

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    Testing begins on Firenze tram line T3


    ITALY: Test running on tram route T3 in Firenze began on February 12 using a Sirio tram that Hitachi Rail Italy delivered to the city on February 9. Tests are underway on the Careggi – Piazza Dalmazia section at the northern end of the route. Due to ...

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    Firenze tram Line 1 open


    ITALY: Line 1 of the Firenze tram network opened for passenger service on February 14. Starting at the Santa Maria Novella FS station in central Firenze, the 7·4 km line has 14 stops and ends at Villa Costanza in the district of Scandicci. It is expected to ...

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    RATP to run Firenze light rail


    ON DECEMBER 8 Paris Transport Authority announced that its international subsidiary RATP Développement had won the concession to design, build and operate the light rail network in Firenze. The three-line network serving Firenze and the neighbouring municipality of Scandicci will eventually total 29·5 km. Construction work is already underway on ...

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    Alstom wins Firenze


    ALSTOM FERROVIARIA has been selected to build and equip the first of three planned light rail lines in the Italian city of Firenze. This follows a second round of international tenders, as none of the bids lodged in July 2000 proved acceptable. Local transport operator ATAF has been allocated 240bn ...