[locomotive] Metrans acquires 100 per cent of Adria Rail

Metrans, the rail subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has acquired 100 per cent of the Adria Rail Group, which operates in Serbia and Croatia. With this acquisition, Metrans is further expanding its business in South-East Europe.

In 2023, Metrans AS acquired a 51% stake in operator Adria Rail, owner of Adria Rail Operator in Croatia and Društvo za Intermodalni Prevoz in Serbia. This is 100% now; The company will fully integrate into the Metrans group.

Adria Rail offers rail transport services from the Adriatic region to Central and South-Eastern Europe, covering 70 per cent of container transport to and from Serbia out of Croatia. Adria Rail also manages an inland terminal in Indija, Serbia, near Belgrade. Now, daily Metrans trains run between this terminal and the Croatian port of Rijeka. In addition, the new location in Indija is also connected to the Metrans hub terminal in Budapest.

Of course, we will keep an eye on the locomotives used in the region.

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