Rete Ferroviaria Italiana
The company of the Ferrovie dello Stato Group with the public role of Infrastructure manager
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, RFI, is the company of the Ferrovie dello Stato Group with the public role of Infrastructure Manager. As the body responsible for the lines, stations and systems, it guarantees access to the Italian network to the various railway undertakings, performs the maintenance and ensures the safe circulation across the entire infrastructure, manages the investments for the upgrading and improvement of railways lines and installations and develops the technology of systems and materials.
At international level, RFI promotes the integration of the Italian infrastructure within the European Railway Network in coordination with EU countries in terms of quality standards, actions and service marketing strategies.
Operating lines currently stretch over more than 16,700 km, about 1,000 of which are at High Speed/High Capacity. More than 12,000 kilometres are electrified and over 7,500 are double track. There are about 2,263 stations and stops for the customer service and 6 ferry systems. Under the Bluvia brand, RFI also ensures the ferry link between Calabria and Sicily.
RFI in Italy
RFI carries out activities aimed to develop the Italian railway infrastructure, providing Italy with an efficient, safe and technologically advanced railway network and employing about 25,000 people across Italy. The Company has thus been able to develop with an organisation that is heavily focused on extensive territorial coverage.
The territorial structure represents the real operating element of the infrastructure, not only concerning the network but also the stations and the equipment used for train circulation and maintenance.
The registered office is based on Rome, Piazza della Croce Rossa, 1. This is complemented by offices in Turin, Milan, Genoa, Venice, Verona, Trieste, Bologna, Florence, Naples, Reggio Calabria, Bari, Ancona, Palermo, Cagliari.