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ABOUT US

About us

METRANS Rail is a dynamically developing rail carrier, focusing on combined transport.

The company was founded in 2003 by Mr. Petr Šimral and Mr. Radan Stift in order to provide both passenger and freight services in rail transport under the original name of RAILTRANS Ltd.. The first two diesel locomotives V 100 approved in Germany as well as in Czech Republic in cooperation with the German carrier TSD GmbH, ensured the running of the trains without changing the locomotives at the border.

In 2008, cooperation with METRANS, a.s. has began with the operation of irregular trains between Prague Uhříněves and the German terminals in Bavaria. Since 2010 the company has been providing regular container trains for METRANS Prague Uhříněves – Rotterdam with a modern multi-system locomotive Bombardier TRAXX MS2.

In 2009 the company joined METRANS, a.s. and since 2014 the company has full control. From that stage originates the present name of METRANS Rail Ltd.

METRANS Rail Ltd. is a member of the METRANS Group and ensures the railway performance of combined transport, both in the operation of chariots block trains and railway siding traffics at terminals. To a lesser extent, we also provide services outside the combined transport segment. Weekly METRANS Rail dispatches 200 block trains.

We are a founding member of the association of railway freight carriers ŽESNAD.CZ, which defends the interests of freight rail carriers.

METRANS Rail Ltd. is licensed to operate freight and passenger rail transport. Cooperation with other railway companies in the METRANS group, we realize transport throughout the Central European area with modern fleet, timeless control system, experienced staff.