Eurotunnel buys GBRf

July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that Groupe Eurotunnel's freight subsidiary Europorte has acquired the British freight operator GB Railfreight from First-Group on June 1, 2010, which was valued at 26.3 million British pounds.


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