Private EquityPortfolio Companies

Location London, United Kingdom

English, Welsh & Scottish RailwayServices & Industrials

  • Year Invested1996
  • Investment TypeInternationalPrivatization
  • Year Realized2007
  • Type of SaleStrategic Buyer

English, Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS), now known as DB Schenker Rail (UK), is a rail-freight transportation company in Great Britain. The company has historically focused on transporting bulk commodities including coal, metals, aggregates and petroleum. It also moves various forms of light freight and enjoys the right to operate through the Channel Tunnel.

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