This is a series of 16 papers presented at 'afternoon conferences' at the College's Ingegneri Ferroviari Italiani (CIFI) in Rome between March 11 and May 4, 1977 and devoted to the description of the recently completed direct Rome-Florence line inaugurated in February 1977. Brief introduction by G. Angeleri Vice-President of CIFI and by L. Misiti, Vice-Director General of the Italian State Railroads, followed by articles on the following subjects. The requirements and projects of traffic; problems of operation; project design and realization of quadruplication; earth works; tunnel construction, especially of the Orte tunnel; the construction of viaducts; prestressed and prefabricated concrete construction; prestressed concrete streets; electric traction installations; and design solutions; signaling and safety installations; rolling stock; locomotives and cars for fast travel; a general survey of construction planning and execution.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Collegio Ingegneri Ferroviari Italiani

    Piazza Croce Rossa
    Rome,   Italy 
  • Publication Date: 1978-1


  • Italian

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  • Accession Number: 00182573
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 12 1978 12:00AM