British American Railway Services

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British American Railway Services Ltd
Limited company
IndustryRailways
PredecessorECT Rail Holdings
Founded2008
Headquarters
Stanhope
,
Area served
Great Britain
ServicesLocomotive hire
ParentIowa Pacific Holdings
Websitehttp://www.rmslocotec.com/

British American Railway Services (BARS) is a British locomotive and spot hire company. It is ultimately owned by Iowa Pacific Holdings.

The company was established in 2008 to acquire the rail assets of Ealing Community Transport.[1]

BARS subsidiaries include RMS Locotec, Hanson Traction, Weardale Railway and Dartmoor Railway.[2] BARS also owned Devon and Cornwall Railways which was active from 2011 until 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Brief History of ECT Charity" (PDF). ECT Charity. April 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.rmslocotec.com/#/dcr/4539306317