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Dynamic Rail Services Group Expanding Its Regional Presence
Grampet Group, Romania’s leading services and production enterprise in the railway sector, is an integrated consortium of 14 companies active in all fields of the railway industry. Grampet Group was established in 1999 and has been growing steadily every year, incorporating new services to its portfolio, adding value, and acquiring new companies. Grampet Group is one of the largest enterprises in Romania’s railway industry.
Gruia Stoica, Chairman, explains that Grampet Group focuses on developing and modernising all the companies under its umbrella. Client-oriented and competitive, Grampet Group has been increasing its market share every year, particularly in the transport of petroleum products, and it has developed a strong presence throughout South-Eastern Europe. The group’s companies are Grup Feroviar Roman (GFR), Bulgarian Railway Company (BRC), Train Hungary (TH), Rolling Stock Company (RSCO), Transbordare Vagoane Marfa (TVM), Remar Pascani, Reva Simeria, Grampet Debreceni Vagonyar Kft.– Hungary, Trans Expedition Feroviar (TEF), The Institute for Computers (ITC), Eurorail Serbia, Eurorail Company Moldova, Eurorail Ukraine, and Eurorail Logistics Germany.
Grampet Group’s regional focus is on pan-European transport corridors and on providing integrated services. Gruia Stoica says, “Grampet has extended its activity in neighbouring countries where legislation allows private operators access to the rail services market. Grampet aims to become a strategic player throughout the Black Sea region and in the Balkans.”
Romania’s biggest private rail freight operator
Grup Feroviar Roman (GFR), a Grampet Group company, is Romania’s largest private rail freight operator. In Hungary and Bulgaria, GFR works with Grampet Group companies Train Hungary and the Bulgarian Railway Company, which gives GFR the capacity to provide truly integrated transport services.
GFR’s services include domestic and international rail transport of a wide range of products, wagon shunting on industrial platforms, revision and maintenance of locomotives and freight wagons, repairs and maintenance of railway lines, freight wagon rental, and railway logistics.
GFR earned a 35% share of the Romanian market in 2011, compared to a 27% share in 2010. Gruia Stoica
explains, “GFR keeps growing every year thanks to its strong and credible position on the market and also through its partnership with its customers.”
Grampet Group’s goals include adding to and improving its rolling stock and services, enhancing the quality of its human resources, and forming partnerships with other companies in Europe and beyond. Grampet Group will continue to focus on customer service and to live up to its motto, “Motion is our business!”