COLAS RAIL ACQUIRES ALPIQ ENERTRANS S.P.A.

COLAS RAIL ACQUIRES ALPIQ ENERTRANS S.P.A.

On 31 July 2018, Bouygues Construction Group and Colas Rail completed the acquisition of the Engineering Services division of the Alpiq Group.

As a result of the acquisition, effective from 1 August, Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A., the Italian engineering and contracting expert in railway and mass transit electrification systems will be integrated in the Colas Rail Group which now holds 100% share of the company.

Colas Rail is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of railway infrastructure services with proven skills and track record to deliver track work, signalling and electrification complete systems. Employing over 5,000 high-quality people, operating in more than 22 countries Colas Rail is part of Colas, the world’s leading company in road construction and maintenance that joined the Bouygues Group since 1986.

This acquisition is in line with Colas Rail’s strategy to strengthen its presence in Central Europe while entering new high-potential markets, as the Italian one and enhance its expertise in the field of catenaries and power supply systems.

The Italian Company will retain its current organisation and it will trade under the name of Colas Rail Italia S.p.A.

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