INTERPORTO BOLOGNA SpA, Bologna (Italy)The Bologna Freight Village consists of an integrated system of logistics, rail and road infrastructures.
It covers an area of 2 million sq. m., with some 250,000 sq. m. of buildings where 81 national and international transport companies for freight transport, international forwarding, warehousing and logistics operate.
A main feature of the freight village is the railway terminal which extends over an area of 277,000 sq.m. The railway facilities include both a Container terminal (147,000 sq. m.) and Intermodal terminal (130.000 sq. m.) with 15 tracks. The trains in arrival and departure at the freight village, approx. 15 per day, link it to the main European freight hubs.
The Bologna freight village is also the first European structure of its kind equipped with a telematic network.
The volumes of handled goods continue to rise and reached in 2002 a total of 3.906.000 tons of which 1.706.000 tons have been transported by train.
Nowadays the Bologna freight village is actually one of the most important freight village on a European level.