Topic: Mercitalia

Ancona Station, Italy

Mercitalia takes full control of POL-Rail

Mercitalia, the freight subsidiary of the Italian national railway company FS, has taken complete control over POL-Rail, a former joint venture with the Polish operator PKP Cargo. The Italian company wants to be the sole...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
The new BOMBARDIER TRAXX DC3 locomotive. Photo: Bombardier

New Bombardier Traxx DC3 locomotive on the market

Bombardier Transportation officially presented its new Bombardier TRAXX DC3 locomotive at their Vado Ligure site in Italy. The manufacturer calls it the most innovative locomotives to enter the rail freight transportation market. A unique feature...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Mercitalia Fast. Photo: Mercitalia

Mercitalia launches high-speed freight train

Mercitalia, the freight arm of Italian State Railways (FS) has announced the launch of the first high-speed freight line, called Mercitalia Fast. The service will connect Caserta and Bologna, starting operations in October this year. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen