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Central interface to western Europe

Within the European network, Euro Cargo Rail handles international transports from central Europe to the United Kingdom, Spain and Portugal. Thanks to 20 bases throughout France, the company is also ideally equipped to serve the national market.

Founded in 2006 as the first private rail freight operator in France, ECR now has an impressive market share of 18 per cent. The French national company of DB Cargo UK currently carries freight for around 60 customers in France to 155 destinations in Europe.

The principal sectors handled by Euro Cargo Rail include agriculture, energy, building materials, bulk goods, coal and steel and other industries. For its key account GEFCO, for example, the company carries 550,000 new automobiles every year. The French oil company Total has also entrusted its transportation requirements to Euro Cargo Rail.

Revenues in 2013EUR 198 million 
Volume sold5,800 million tkm
Locomotives 205
Freight wagons <2,000
Employees  1,050

Euro Cargo Rail SAS (ECR)

11, rue de Cambrai
Immeuble Beauvaisis
75019 Paris

+33 (0)9 77 40 00 00