Photo: ERS Railways

[NL] ERS Railways stops Melzo and Poznan container shuttles [updated]

We are closely monitoring the status of electric locomotives operated by ERS Railways from Rotterdam. Mother company Genessee & Wyoming has decided to discontinue most ERS routes and to drastically shrink its operations. G&W wants to bring back its remaining business on the EU continent (port switching and maritime intermodal) back to profitability by mid-2017.

G&W from the United States is the owner of the Freightliner Group, that acquired ERS Railways in 2013. An overview of the ERSR fleet of electrics, all on hire from MRCE:

The images show ERS Railways locomotives ES64F4-212/213 in June 2014 during the celebration of the 2nd anniversary of the ERSR Rotterdam – Poznan shuttle. Photo: ERS Railways