British American Railway Services
|Predecessor||ECT Rail Holdings|
|Parent||Iowa Pacific Holdings|
British American Railway Services (BARS) is a British locomotive and spot hire company. It is ultimately owned by Iowa Pacific Holdings.
BARS subsidiaries include RMS Locotec, Hanson Traction, Weardale Railway and Dartmoor Railway. BARS also owned Devon and Cornwall Railways which was active from 2011 until 2017. In January 2020 BARS announced that they intended to dispose of all UK business.
- "A Brief History of ECT Charity" (PDF). ECT Charity. April 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
- Weardale Railway put up for sale by its American owners