‘State support for rail freight personnel training is crucial in Italy’

Image: FerMerci

FerMerci, the main Italian rail freight association, is asking the state to facilitate the training of rail workers by funding the courses. The association also recently launched a project to recruit young people in key areas. Italy will soon face a significant labour shortage in the sector due to many workers retiring in the next coming years. RailFreight.com had a chat with FerMerci general manager Giuseppe Rizzi, who explained the association’s request.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

1 comment op “‘State support for rail freight personnel training is crucial in Italy’”

bönström bönström|08.05.23|10:54

Yes, quality pays!
Regrettably, predictive…, at an railway infrastructure, not sustaining to days traffic and speed, disturbing now is plaguing industry and society – and accordingly, urgently calling for a super high quality staff…
This is not sustainable. A shift is needed!
Electrification, yes, but a sustainable, a robust, etc., etc.!

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