Observatory

2021
Num. 4
Summary - Since 1913 a railway track runs from Rome to Viterbo, through Civita Castellana; this railway – commonly called «Roma Nord» – born as a narrow-gauge tramway and then transformed into a... read all
2021
Num. 3
Summary - The standard telecommunication system for the railways is GSM-R (The Global System for Mobile Communications Railways). Since 2004 the GSM-R has been the international mobile standard for... read all
2021
Num. 2
Summary - The acquisition of the main Greek railway undertaking by the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FSI Group) opened a set of development perspectives for Greek railway transport of passengers and... read all
2021
Num. 2
Summary - In recent years, there has been a continuous and rapid increase in the number of urban mass railway transportation systems put in revenue service worldwide.As new metro, tramway, and... read all
2021
Num. 1
Summary - Predictive diagnosis of wheel wear plays a fundamental role in maintenance of railway vehicles. While on-board installation of wear sensors is affordable only for modern high-performance... read all
2021
Num. 1
Summary - The document provides an account of the project of the Bribano-Agordo railway line from the earlystages of the concept design until the opening to commercial traffic and subsequent closure... read all
2020
Num. 12
Summary - During a presentation of the FAI autumn days, the President of the foundation, Prof. Andrea CARANDINI, started works with a particularly original introduction to the topic of the... read all
2020
Num. 11
Summary - The paper shows some initial results of Assets4Rail, an EU founded project that aims to contribute to the modal shift towards rail by exploring, adapting andtesting the most advanced... read all
2020
Num. 10
Summary - The Road Regulation regulates the characteristics, uses and management of the several road elements for all the allowed traffic components. The collective transport is one of the priority... read all
2020
Num. 9
Summary - In this paper, a specific procedure is adopted for making a distinction between conventional-speed rail, high-speed rail, and very high-speed rail. The criteria adopted correspond to the... read all

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