April 13, 2018

Railpool acquires Northrail locomotive maintenance unit

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HAMBURG-based Paribus Group has sold its Northrail Technical Service locomotive maintenance subsidiary to traction leasing company Railpool.

Railpool acquired all shares in the company on April 1 and the business will now operate as Railpool Lok-Service.

The deal includes the company’s workshops at Hamburg-Billbrook.

“The service location in Hamburg is ideally located for the efficient maintenance of our fleet of more than 200 locomotives,” says Railpool CEO Mr Torsten Lehnert. “The purchase of the workshop is an important strategic investment for the Railpool Group.”

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