Rome, 25 September 2018
Ferentino is getting a renewed, more accessible and connected station.
The redevelopment plans for the station were presented today by the CEO of FS Italiane, Gianfranco Battisti; in attendance were the President of the Lazio Region, Nicola Zingaretti, and the Mayor of Ferentino, Antonio Pompeo.
New metal awnings, an underpass, entirely renovated stairways, new elevators equipped with itineraries and tactile maps, and raising of all sidewalks to 55 centimetres – the European standard for metropolitan railway services - will guarantee all travellers have better usability of the station.
Additionally, the entire station building and the atrium have been redeveloped with facelift restyling, roof renovations, and fixtures, as well as the renewal of signage and flooring. The traveller information system and the toilets have also been renewed.
A new lighting system with high energy efficiency LED lights has been installed, Increasing the traveller’s perception of safety and comfort.
A Wi-Fi service has also been installed at the station, which will allow travellers to stay connected and access useful travel information.
The works, planned and commissioned by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, required an economic investment of about six million euros.
On the Rome - Cassino line, in addition to the Ferentino station, other stations - including Cassino, Valmontone, and Anagni - have also undergone significant redevelopment projects by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, as part of an extensive programme of refurbishments over the entire national territory that will affect other stations in the coming years.