Hector Rail is the largest privately-owned rail freight operator in Scandinavia and one of the few running corridor traffic between Sweden and Germany

Founded in 2004, the company has over 100 primarily electric locomotives and more than 400 employees. It offers environmentally friendly and sustainable freight solutions for key industries, including timber, steel and lime, and has long-standing relationships with several major customers and suppliers. It has a growing presence in Germany, Europe‚Äôs largest freight market, where it focuses on attractive niche segments, such as energy and intermodal flows.

Green freight transport solutions are critical to reduce carbon emissions and achieve EU-wide environmental targets, with rail freight producing approximately 6x less carbon emissions than road transport and approximately 2x less carbon emissions than transport by sea.

It plays a key role in the growth of the European economy.