(ANSA) – ROME, SEPTEMBER 19 – Gts, the Bari private operator of national and international rail freight intermodal transport further strengthens its commitment between Southern and Central Italy by looking at Northern European traffic and, above all, at environmental sustainability. In fact, the new Brindisi-Jesi-Bologna section starts – the company announces in a note – which will allow more than 8,000 trucks to be taken off the road a year with significant savings in terms of CO2 emissions and fuel.
“Starting from next September 26 – explains the group – the already consolidated Brindisi-Jesi section will be strengthened and, thanks to the new Jesi-Bologna connection, we will give the possibility to all companies from Salento, Umbria, Marche and Abruzzo to ship to and from Northern Europe and quickly reach Southern Italy.
This new section will therefore be a valid alternative to all-road transport, the dominant mode in the central areas, to connect Puglia with the Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Emilia-Romagna regions. The same train will continue to Bologna and will allow goods to proceed to Holland, Belgium or UK-Ireland. From Bari, on the other hand, you can take advantage of the ferry connections to Greece, Turkey and Albania.
The frequency of Brindisi-Jesi will therefore be 2 circulations per week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays and that of Jesi – Bologna will be 1 circulation departing on Friday from Jesi and Saturday from Bologna.CopyAMP code.
Each train will handle 1000 tons of goods, the industries concerned wood, plastic, paper and food.
It will be possible to purchase the door2door service, using the fleet of 3,000 45 ‘containers owned by GTS. Those who own their own loading units, on the other hand, will be able to use terminal-to-terminal services and customers will be able to book their services online “. (ANSA).