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The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.
Apulia (Puglia; Pùglia; Pulia; translit) is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto to the south.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Bari (Barese: Bare; Barium; translit) is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Bari and of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in southern Italy.
Bern or Berne (Bern, Bärn, Berne, Berna, Berna) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".
The Bernina railway is a single-track railway line forming part of the Rhaetian Railway (RhB).
Bologna (Bulåggna; Bononia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy.
Bologna Centrale is a railway station in Bologna, Italy.
The Bologna–Florence high-speed railway is a link in the Italian high-speed rail network.
Bolzano (or; German: Bozen (formerly Botzen),; Balsan or Bulsan; Bauzanum) is the capital city of the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy.
Bolzano/Bozen railway station (Stazione di Bolzano, Bozen Bahnhof) is the main station of Bolzano/Bozen, capital of the autonomous province of Alto Adige/Südtirol, in northeastern Italy.
The Brenner Railway (Brennerbahn; Ferrovia del Brennero) is a major line connecting the Austrian and Italian railways from Innsbruck to Verona, climbing up the Wipptal (German for “Wipp Valley”), passing over the Brenner Pass, descending down the Eisacktal (German for “Eisack Valley”) to Bolzano/Bozen, then further down the Adige Valley to Roverto/Rofreit, and along the section of the Adige Valley, called in Italian the “Vallagarina”, to Verona.
Brenner railway station (Bahnhof Brenner; Stazione di Brennero) is the border station of Italy and Austria.
Chiasso railway station (Stazione di Chiasso) is a station owned by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS).
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Domodossola railway station (Stazione di Domodossola) serves the city and comune of Domodossola, in the Piedmont region, northwestern Italy.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
Emilia-Romagna (Emilian and Emélia-Rumâgna) is an administrative Region of Northeast Italy comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna.
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) (in English Italian State Railways) is a state-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network.
Firenze Santa Maria Novella (in English Florence Santa Maria Novella) or Stazione di Santa Maria Novella is a terminus railway station in Florence, Italy.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
The Florence–Rome high-speed railway line is a link in the Italian high-speed rail network.
Fortezza is an information security system that uses the Fortezza Crypto Card, a PC Card-based security token.
The Fréjus Rail Tunnel (also called Mont Cenis Tunnel) is a rail tunnel of length in the European Alps, carrying the Turin–Modane railway through Mount Cenis to an end-on connection with the Culoz–Modane railway and linking Bardonecchia in Italy to Modane in France.
Frecciarossa is a high-speed train of the Italian national train operator, Trenitalia, and a member of the train category Le Frecce.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Friûl-Vignesie Julie; Furlanija-Julijska krajina, Friaul-Julisch Venetien; Friul-Venesia Julia; Friul-Unieja Julia) is one of the 20 regions of Italy, and one of five autonomous regions with special statute.
The ALe 801/940 are a serie of EMUs built in the 1970s for the Italian state railways FS, and now used by the railway company Trenitalia.
The ALn 668 (Automotrice Leggera a nafta, Light Diesel motor car) series is a family of Diesel railcars built by Fiat Ferroviaria between the 1950s and the 1980s.
The FS Class D.345 is a class of diesel-electric locomotive used in Italy, introduced in the 1970s and still in service.
The FS E.444 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The Class E.656 is an Italian articulated rheostatic-type electric locomotive built from 1975 to 1989.
The ETR 200 (Italian: '''E'''lettro'''T'''reno '''R'''apido 200; meaning Fast Electric Train, series 200) is an Italian electric multiple unit (EMU) introduced in 1936.
The ETR 300, also known as "Settebello-type" for its use on the former ''Settebello'' train service, is a type of Italian fast electric multiple unit (EMU) trainset formerly operated by Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian State Railways).
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
Genova Brignole railway station is the second largest station of Genoa, northern Italy; it is located on Piazza Verdi in the town center at the foot of the Montesano hill (the main long distance station is Genova Piazza Principe station).
Gorizia Centrale railway station (Stazione di Gorizia Centrale; Görz Südbahnhof (former name)) is the main station serving the town and comune of Gorizia, in the autonomous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northeastern Italy.
The Gotthard Tunnel (Gotthardtunnel, Galleria del San Gottardo) is a railway tunnel and forms the summit of the Gotthard Railway in Switzerland.
High-speed rail in Italy consists of two lines connecting most of the country's major cities.
Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria.
The UIC (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer) or International Union of Railways is an international rail transport industry body.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol.
The UIC Country Code is a two digit-number identifying countries in which members of the International Union of Railways (UIC) are active.
Luino railway station is a border railway station in Italy.
Luino–Oleggio railway is a railway line in Lombardy, Italy.
Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.
Mercitalia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Italian state railway (FSI) system that operates freight transport and logistics services both within Italy and across Europe.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Milan Central or Milano Centrale is the main railway station of the city of Milan, Italy and is the largest train station in Europe by volume.
The Milan–Bologna high-speed railway is a railway line that links the cities of Milan and Bologna, part of the Italian high-speed rail network.
Monrupino (Repentabor) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Trieste in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about north of Trieste, on the border with Slovenia.
Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.
The Napoli-Portici was the first Italian railway line; it was built by the Bayard Company and opened in 1839.
Napoli Centrale (Naples Central Station) is the main railway station in the city of Naples and in southern Italy and the sixth largest station in Italy in terms of passenger flow with an annual ridership of 50 million.
Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.
Nova Gorica (population: 13,852 (town); 21,082 (incl. suburbs); 31,000 (municipality)) is a town and a municipality in western Slovenia, on the border with Italy.
Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (New Passenger Transport) is an Italian company which is Europe's first private open access operator of high-speed trains.
Paglia is a surname.
Palermo (Sicilian: Palermu, Panormus, from Πάνορμος, Panormos) is a city of Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo.
Palermo Centrale is the main railway station of the Italian city of Palermo, capital of Sicily.
Pescara (Abruzzese: Pescàrë; Pescarese: Piscàrë) is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
Pescara railway station (stazione ferroviaria di Pescara.), also known as Pescara Centrale railway station (Italian: stazione ferroviaria di Pescara Centrale) is the main railway station of Pescara.
Many countries offer subsidies to their railways because of the social and economic benefits that it brings.
Rail transport in Austria is mainly owned by the national rail company ÖBB.
Rail transport in Europe is characterised by its diversity, both technical and infrastructural.
Rail transport in France is operated mostly by SNCF, the French national railway company.
The Swiss rail network is noteworthy for its density, its coordination between services, its integration with other modes of transport, timeliness and a thriving domestic and trans-alp freight system.
Rail transport in Vatican City consists of two 300-metre sets of rail tracks and two freight sidings within Vatican City (named Vatican Railway, Ferrovia Vaticana), the shortest national railway system in the world, with only one station.
This is a type of railway company, responsible for providing and maintaining railway infrastructure This includes mainly railway track and catenary, if the railway line is electrified, and respective command and control systems.
Most railway stations in Italy are maintained and operated by RFI, a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato Group.
Reggio di Calabria (also; Reggino: Rìggiu, Bovesia Calabrian Greek: script; translit, Rhēgium), commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy.
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) is the Italian railway infrastructure manager, subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), a state-owned holding company.
The Rhaetian Railway (Rhätische Bahn, Ferrovia Retica, Viafier Retica), abbreviated RhB, is a Swiss transport company that owns the largest network of all private railway operators in Switzerland.
Roma Termini (in Italian, Stazione Termini) is the main railway station of Rome, Italy.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
| The Rome–Naples high-speed railway line is a link in the Italian high-speed rail network.
Salerno (Salernitano: Salierne) is a city and comune in Campania (southwestern Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same name.
Sežana (Sesana) is a town in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Simplon Tunnel is a railway tunnel on the homonymous line that connects Brig, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy, through the Alps, providing a shortcut under the Simplon Pass route.
Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
Slovenian Railways (Slovenske železnice, SŽ) is the state railway company of Slovenia, created in 1991 from the Ljubljana division of the former Yugoslav Railways after the breakup of Yugoslavia.
The Southern Railway (Südbahn) is a railway in Austria that runs from Vienna to Graz and the border with Slovenia at Spielfeld via Semmering and Bruck an der Mur. It was originally built by the Austrian Southern Railway company and ran to Ljubljana and Trieste, the main seaport of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy; a main obstacle in its construction was getting over the Semmering Pass over the Northern Limestone Alps. The twin-track, electrified section that runs through the current territory of Austria is owned and operated by Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and is one of the major lines in the country.
The Strait of Messina Bridge is a long-planned suspension bridge across the Strait of Messina, a narrow section of water between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of mainland Italy, specifically between north Messina's Torre Faro and Villa San Giovanni.
Tarvisio Boscoverde (Stazione di Tarvisio Boscoverde) is a railway station serving the town of Tarvisio, in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in Northern Italy.
Thello is an open-access train operator running international services between France and Italy since 2011, the company is owned by the Italian state owned railway company Trenitalia.
Tirano (RhB) is one of two stations in Tirano, Italy.
Torino Porta Nuova railway station is the main railway station of Turin, northern Italy.
The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.
Italy has a well developed transport infrastructure.
San Marino is a small European republic, with limited public transport facilities.
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.
Treno Alta Velocità SpA (or TAV) is special-purpose entity owned by RFI (itself owned by Ferrovie dello Stato) for the planning and construction of a high-speed rail network in Italy.
Trenord is a railway company which is responsible for the operation of regional passenger trains in Lombardy.
Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (Trentino-Alto Adige,; Trentino-Südtirol; Trentin-Südtirol) is an autonomous region in Northern Italy.
Trieste (Trst) is a city and a seaport in northeastern Italy.
Trieste Centrale railway station (Stazione di Trieste Centrale; Triest Südbahnhof (former name) is the main station serving the city and municipality (comune) of Trieste, in the autonomous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northeastern Italy. Opened in 1857, the station is a terminus for direct lines to Venice, Udine and Vienna, and for the belt line leading to Trieste's marshalling yard, near the now closed Trieste Campo Marzio railway station. Trieste Centrale is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni. Train services to and from the station are operated by Trenitalia. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
| The Turin–Milan high-speed railway line is a link in the Italian high-speed rail network.
Veneto (or,; Vèneto) is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
Venezia Santa Lucia (Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia) is the central station of Venice, northeast of Italy.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
Ventimiglia railway station (Stazione di Ventimiglia) is the main station of the Italian city of Ventimiglia.
Verona (Venetian: Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige river in Veneto, Italy, with approximately 257,000 inhabitants and one of the seven provincial capitals of the region.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Villa Opicina, also spelled Opicina (Opčine, Triestine: Opcina), is a town in north-eastern Italy, close to the Slovenian border at Fernetti (Fernetiči).
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
25 kV alternating current electrification is commonly used in railway electrification systems worldwide, especially for high-speed rail.