Mercitalia Rail Srl, 100% owned by Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, is the society dedicated to rail freight. The compnay, operational since 1 January 2017, is the main Italian railway company in the freight sector and one of the leading operators in Europe. It operates in Italy and abroad by promoting, implementing and managing every initiative and service in the field of rail transport of goods, including any instrumental activities, complementary and connected.
Mecitalia Rail has over 340 electric locomotives and 130 main line diesel locomotives. This fleet allows us to run 2,000 trains per week, or 100,000 trains a year.