These two projects sum up the Italian approach to rail freight
There are two projects in Italy that seem to be quite descriptive of how the country approaches its priorities, especially when it comes to rail freight. They are the Messina Strait Bridge, which would connect Sicily with the Italian mainland, and the quadrupling of the Monza-Chiasso line, connecting Milan to Switzerland. The first project is being pushed by the current government coalition, especially Transport Ministry Matteo Salvini, despite not everyone agreeing on its usefulness. The second one has been asked by many in the industry, but the institutions do not seem too keen on carrying it out.
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