Hector Rail Group is an independent line haul provider for the European Rail Transport Market providing traction and related services across Scandinavia and Germany. The Group's strategic vision is to become the leading independent pan-European rail freight operator.

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Hector Rail is the largest private rail freight operator in Scandinavia with significant operations in Germany. With a fleet of over 100 locomotives and 400 employees, including approximately 250 train drivers, Hector Rail transports essential goods for a wide range of customers.

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Market trends and drivers

The market outlook for Hector Rail Group is positive, with expected growth in the rail freight market driven by positive macro trends. Rail freight offers a superior cost and service offering for long distance and high tonnage transportation, as well as environmental benefits compared to other modes of transportation. Additionally, there are strong national and European efforts directed at improving rail infrastructure and interoperability across the Group's key markets.

Investment potential

Hector Rail Group has a very strong market position in its key markets, and is an ideal platform for further growth. Going forward, Hector Rail Group is continuing its expansion in its core markets by winning market shares. The value creation plan for Hector Rail Group is to purse best-in-class safety and sustainability position on the market together with an operational excellence in terms of fleet and driver utilization, maintenance and standardization of operational processes.

Investment potential

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Societal contribution

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Board of Directors

Kurt Hakansson Chairperson
Anna Sundell Board member
Masoud Homayoun Board member
Alexander Hedderich Board member
Anders Björnström Board member

Management

Claes Scheibe MD, Hector Rail AB
Stig Kyster Hansen MD, Hector Rail GmbH