As already mentioned, the Post and Telegraph Service and the Telephone Service are responsible for communications within Vatican City and in some extraterritorial areas, as well as abroad, and are equipped with state-of-the-art technology that allows them to keep pace with technological progress in this sector.
Specific international conventions ensure links between Italy and other countries. Vatican City enjoys a privileged relationship with Italy, given its status as an enclave within Rome.
The Vatican City Railway Station handles merchandise shipped into and out of Vatican City. It is linked with the Rome station of St Peter’s and with that of Cesano, which, in turn, is connected to Santa Maria di Galeria, the site of Vatican Radio’s transmission centre. Passenger trains are allowed into Vatican City, but only under special circumstances.