Rail World

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This article is about the US rail transport holding company. For the railway museum in England, see Railworld.
Rail World Inc.
Industry Rail transport
Founded Rosemont, Illinois
Founder Ed Burkhardt
Headquarters Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Area served
United States, Poland, Ukraine
Key people
Edward Burkhardt (President & CEO)
Subsidiaries San Luis Central Railroad, Rail Polska, Rail World Locomotive Leasing, Rail World Ukraine, Baltic Rail OU
Website www.railworld-inc.com

Rail World, Inc. is a rail transport holding company. Its specialties include railway management, consulting, investment, privatizations, and restructurings. Its purpose is to promote rail industry privatization by bringing together government bodies wishing to sell their stakes with investment capital and management skills.


Rail World was incorporated in July 1999 by Edward Burkhardt, who is the President and Chief Executive Officer.[1]

Rail World's assets consist of a controlling interest in San Luis Central Railroad in Colorado and a 100% ownership of Rail Polska (Poland) and Baltic Rail OU (Estonia).



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