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Business model Ceprini Costruzioni holds the chair in Bologna, at the faculty of Engineering for a day

Demolition and reconstruction of four railway bridges simultaneously, in less than 48 hours on the line Bologna – Rimini, in a perspective of high-speed railway. An engineering work, protagonist the company from Orvieto, Ceprini Costruzioni S.r.l., specialized in tunnels, bridges, stations and railway lines’ realization and maintenance. At this works has participated more than 150 workers of the company and technicians of R.F.I. S.p.A. (Italian railways).
“Railway line Bologna – Rimini speeding up and new railway bridges for faster train”: it was the treated subject of the convention on 16th December in the great hall of Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Bologna University. An organized meeting by Cifi (College of Italian railways Engineers) and Order of Engineers of Bologna with the participation of R.F.I. S.p.A. and Costruzioni Linee Ferroviarie S.p.A. (C.L.F. S.p.A.).
The conference chaired by Massimo del Prete (headmaster Cifi section Bologna) – has focused on the huge works where Ceprini Costruzioni was protagonist with its engineers and workers that in less than 48 hours has pulled down and simultaneously rebuild 4 railway bridges for the high-speed of trains on the line Bologna – Rimini up to 200 Km/h.
High engineering works realized under the supervision of managers and technicians of R.F.I. S.p.A. that have illustrated the details during the convention. More than 150 persons shared the works, both workers of the contractor and technicians of R.F.I. S.p.A.
R.F.I. S.p.A. Production Territorial manager of Bologna, Mr. Eugenio Fedeli, at the beginning of his speech spoke about what is nowadays Rete Ferroviaria Italiana S.p.A.: 690 thousand employees, 600 million of annual passengers, 16.700 km of railways, 100 billion Euros of investments in the next 10 years. Numbers that play an important role for the goods and travellers transport. Fedeli said: “by 2030, greenhouse gas infiltration will be reduced of 30%, and by 2050 of 50%, this impose a traffic movement from rubber to rail, in our Country this is declared as “Iron Care”. A care that R.F.I. S.p.A. has just begun how shows the constant modernization or reconstruction of railway lines speeding up travelling times, allowing the transit of trains with higher weight and gauge. With this point of view, the adaption of Bologna – Rimini line and the demolition and rebuilding of 10 railway bridges has been decided.
This work will be included in a wide modernization of the whole railway Adriatic line, reducing up to 45 minutes travelling time on Bologna – Bari segment and up to 60 minutes on Bologna – Lecce line, as declared Mr. Fedeli. Afterwards he brings out on the works realized by the company leading by Mr. Franco and Mrs. Patrizia Ceprini, showing the three videos created by R.F.I. S.p.A with all the details of the site live: from the bridges demolition to the complete reconstruction until the reopening of the railway line with train passage. Three videos have excited engineers and students with loud applause. After the speech of Mr. Fedeli, other managers of R.F.I. S.p.A. interceded: Mr. Vincenzo Cefaliello, Mrs. Alessandra Giglio, Mr. Fiorello Perilli, Mrs. Gloria Imbroglini. At the end site engineer, Gianluca Nestovito said: “different works realizing in 48 hours are a part of systemic innovation concept and sustainability, but for the innovation the ideas are not enough, professionality is what we need”. A highlighted concept by Ing. Vincenzo Spagnoli of Ceprini Costruzioni S.r.l., coordinator and site engineer, talks about how the quality of the works is the base for the success: “Professionality has a fundamental role for realizing in a lapse of time a work like this, but also the respect of delivery times and reduction of every type of discomfort”. He also declared: “these 4 bridges were organized as they would be in a unique site; this needed a prefect management of vehicles and workers”. The President of the company from Orvieto, Mr. Franco Ceprini was there and he has received expressions of regard from both engineers and students.