Thursday 11 August 2016

Touax, Eastleigh Works, 11th August 2016

"Touax" appearing on more and more wagons, these examples being at Eastleigh Works. At the end of 2015 this French company acquired the assets of General Electric Rail Services (GERS) in Europe.

KFA TIPH 93310 was built by Rautaruukki in Finland in 1987-88 and carries a Tiphook Rail prefix. This company ran into some financial issues, with management buy out in 1996 into International Wagon Services which was acquired by GERS in 1998.

KTA GERS 97752 showing new contact details which are in the central business district of Paris at La Defense.