Salcef Group S.p.A.

06/29/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/29/2023 03:58

Cagliari-Oristano line electrification

Cagliari-Oristano line electrification

29 June 2023

The Salcef Group secures the contract to electrify the first line of the railway network in Sardinia.

Salcef Group's subsidiaries, Euro Ferroviaria and Salcef, have emerged as the winners of the tender issued by RFIto electrify the Cagliari-Oristano standard gauge line. This project, valued at over 45 million euros and partially funded through the Development and Cohesion Fund, will allow for the reduction of emissions and noise along the 95 km railway stretch.

The works involve executive design and construction of the 3kV DC overhead contact lines, as well as the installation of 6 electrical substations. This new infrastructure will significantly diminish the reliance on diesel-powered vehicles, leading to notable environmental benefits and overall improvements in railway performance.

The electrification of the Cagliari-Oristano line represents a significant milestone in bolstering Sardinia's railway infrastructure. This initiative will foster greater sustainabilityin rail transport, enhancing the travel experience for passengers while reducing environmental impact.

The Salcef Group reaffirms its position as a trusted partner in the railway infrastructure sector, committed to driving innovation and sustainability in rail transport. Through its Energy, Signalling & Telecom Business Unit, the Group will continue to solidify its standing by offering advanced solutions and services in the railway electrification sector, encompassing renewal, maintenance, and the electrification of new lines.