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2015

Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group acquires Balfour Beatty Rail Operations

In January 2015 Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group acquired a number of German and Austrian businesses from the British infrastructure company, Balfour Beatty. Specifically, these include the track system business of Balfour Beatty Rail GmbH Germany as well as JumboTec GmbH (Germany) and Balfour Beatty GmbH Austria. This acquisition adds approximately 600 additional employees to our group working from various locations in Germany and Austria, with a turnover of about EUR 85 million. 

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2014

Rhomberg Rail Australia expands to Central Queensland

In September 2014, Rhomberg Rail Australia took on an existing specialised track operation complete with gang trucks and welding equipment based from Rockhampton, Queensland.  This now allows us to offer our clients a unique set of additional services including extensive experience in rail de-stressing techniques which are currently being introduced to the Aurizon networks. The team is growing rapidly with the recruitment of the best rail professionals operating the latest plant and equipment. 

2012

Merger to form the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group

The Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group was formed at the end of 2012 following the merger of Rhomberg Bahntechnik and the Sersa Group. Together Rhomberg and Sersa provide a comprehensive range of services across Europe and operates on 5 continents. The companies’ expertise complement each other so well that a complete spectrum of technical expertise can be offered covering the entire life cycle from construction, project management and planning to maintenance including state of the art measuring techniques and products.

2010

Track Australia rebranded to Rhomberg Rail Austrailia

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2010

Acquisition of Delkor Rail Design Services Group

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2009

More Space due to Business Growth

 

New Head Office in Regents Park/Sydney and Regional Office Hunter Valley in Thornton/Newcastle opened

2008

Up skilling through partnerships and handpicked recruitments

 

Joint Venture with Delkor Rail Pty Ltd formed to offer seamless Track Design & Construct solutions. Rail Structures division established

2007

Significant Investments into Major Plant

 

Operations expanded with the addition of  several high performance machines

2006

Track Construction division established

 

Due to the integration of TA into the Rhomberg Group, a professional track construction team was established and completed several complex projects in the first year of operation.  TA was part of the winning team of two PWI Awards for the installation of swing nose crossovers in the Epping-Chatswood Tunnel

2005

Integration into Rhomberg Group

 

RIC was restructured and RailCorp took over the former State Rail Country Link and City Rail passenger operations and the urban rail track maintenance in Newcastle, Sydney and Wollongong. An outcome of this restructure was the sale during 2005 of Track Australia to the Austrian infrastructure company Rhomberg. The Rhomberg Company was initially founded during 1886 and was re-chartered in 1938.

1998

Track Australia established

Plasser Australia and New South Wales Rail Infrastructure Corporation (RIC) establish a Joint Venture company. The company obtained two machines during 1998. These were a 09-3X Lining, Levelling and Tamping Machine and a DTS 62N Dynamic Track Stabiliser and Ballast Regulator which were built by Plasser Australia. They were used for ongoing contracts with RIC and ARTC for track maintenance works.