British American Railway Services
|Predecessor||ECT Rail Holdings|
|Parent||Iowa Pacific Holdings|
British American Railway Services (BARS) was a British locomotive and spot hire company. It was a subsidiary of Iowa Pacific Holdings.
BARS subsidiaries included RMS Locotec, Hanson Traction, Weardale Railway and Dartmoor Railway. BARS also owned Devon & Cornwall Railways which was active from 2011 until 2017. In January 2020 BARS announced that it intended to dispose of all its UK assets.
- "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