Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.10 - Passenger rail transport, interurban

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 January 2019
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2019
Foreseen end date


In 2019, the Italian State Railway company, Ferrovie dello Stato group, will hire more than 4,000 workers. Taking into account replacement of workers going into retirement, the net effect can be estimated at around 400 new job positions.  The company's CEO announced the important process of generational change specifying that new hirings will take place in all the operational and strategic sectors of the company.

About 2,000 people will be selected for the roles of train drivers and station masters, over 1,000 in train and railway maintenance, and in passengers' assistance and security.  Around 600 workers will be hired by Mercitalia, the Group's company that deals with the transport of goods by rail, while Busitalia, the company that deals with local public transport by road, is looking for 250 new drivers.



Eurofound (2019), Ferrovie dello Stato, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 96355, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96355.