Turnout maker bought

April 2011
Railway Gazette International;Apr2011, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 25 million U.S. dollar acquisition of turnout manufacturer KolTram by concrete sleeper manufacturer Track Tec Group.


Related Articles

  • INFRASTRUCTURE.  // Railway Gazette International;Aug2013, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p18 

    This section offers news briefs concerning the railroad industry as of August 2013, including KolTram delivering railroad track components for the construction of Evergreen Line in Vancouver, British Columbia, rolling stock manufacturer China CNR Corp. Ltd. receiving orders for catenary repair...

  • Merger Family Trees. Ingles, J. David // Trains;Jan99, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p76 

    Part I. Traces the mergers of railroad companies in the United States since the 1800s. Background information on the railroad companies.

  • Railroads riding on billions. Crudele, J. // New York;7/20/87, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p14 

    Sitting on billions of dollars in once worthless property, the nation`s major railroads are now being eyed as breakup targets. Discusses how corporate raiders are eyeing railroad industry assets.

  • Staying on track. Cassidy, William B. // Traffic World;05/26/97, Vol. 250 Issue 8, p50 

    Focuses on the impact of increasing number of mergers and acquisitions in the railroad industry in the United States. Pressure placed by the merger mania on rail information systems; Need to properly integrate two disparate information systems; Applications chosen to run the business.

  • Rail mergers: New business or rising rates? Brown, Charles // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);07/07/97, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p7A 

    Focuses on how rail mergers affected competition and high rail rates in New Orleans, Louisiana. How rail mergers have impacted on business; Concerns of local port authorities, shippers and freight forwarders; Comments from Charles Apffel Jr., a senior transportation research associate with the...

  • BNSF strives for an effective blend. Blaszak, Michael W. // Trains;Apr97, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p43 

    Reports on efforts by the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway to combine the strengths of the two former companies that merged to form the railway giant. Assembly of a single management team with representatives from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and Burlington Northern Railroad Co.;...

  • Buy-it-yourself railroads.  // Newsweek;4/22/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 16, p56 

    There is a growing band of entrepreneurs who have rescued small, back country spurs that the big railroads no longer want. The new class of railroader has sprung up as a direct result of railroad deregulation which allowed the major lines to divest themselves of marginal appendages. The...

  • Orris group buys ex-SP intermodal unit.  // Railway Age;May97, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p6 

    Announces the acquisition of the ex-Southern Pacific intermodal marketing company, ABL-TRANS (ABLT) by president Donald Orris of Southern Pacific.

  • APL sale raises traffic questions.  // Railway Age;May97, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p22 

    Focuses on the sale of American President Lines (APL), the global container shipping line that prodded U.S. railroads into launching a nationwide network of intermodal double stack operations, to Singapore-based Neptune Oriented Lines Limited (NOL). The effects of the sale; The amount invested...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics