M Group buys a rail enterprise

The acquisition of Antagrade Electrical is the ninth acquisition of M Group Companies in simply over two years.

Antagrade gives companies together with the design, set up, testing and commissioning of substations and observe gear to energy the rail community. She has accomplished initiatives for Community Rail and numerous personal rail methods within the UK, together with Docklands Gentle Railway, Manchester Metrolink, Mersey Rail and Tyne & Put on Metro.

It can retain its model identification and proceed as a stand-alone specialty service firm throughout the transportation division of M Group Companies, which incorporates Dyer & Butler.

Jim Arnold, Managing Director of M Group Companies, mentioned: "Given the continued modernization of the present rail infrastructure and the continued growth of personal tramway methods in the UK, Antagrade is ideally positioned to offer its specialised companies in a distinct segment of the UK rail market.

"The corporate has long-standing relationships with Community Rail and different main UK rail operators. It has a firstclass popularity on this subject, established by means of in depth work on many prestigious rail networks over time. We’re excited to welcome the corporate into our rising household of crucial infrastructure actions. "

Neil Edwards, Common Supervisor of M Group Companies' Transportation Division, mentioned: "Antagrade's experience and repair providing will increase the present capabilities of the Transportation Division, complementing the important infrastructure companies, upkeep and renewal supplied by Dyer & Butler. This acquisition creates the platform to increase our service providing to the UK's main community operators, whereas supporting the group's present progress technique within the transportation sector. "

Antagrade's Govt Director, Ian Drover, will retain the identical function, and Matt Sturdy, a member of Antagrade's founding household, can even stay as Director of Operations.

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