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The DMU train produced by Electroputere VFU Pașcani put on celebration clothes

Bucharest, June 24, 2020 – The prototype of the first train produced by Electroputere VFU Pașcani, part of the GRAMPET Group, undergoes the last stage of testing, this week. The DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) model has left the factory under its new appearance with traditional Romanian motifs from the national folk costume that, through their […]

GRAMPET Group donates a Coronavirus testing device and 1,000 testing kits to the Victor Gomoiu Children’s Clinical Hospital in Bucharest

Bucharest, June 3, 2020 – GRAMPET Group continues the campaign launched in May and donates one of the 10 COVID-19 testing devices to a children’s hospital, respectively to the Victor Gomoiu Children’s Clinical Hospital in Bucharest, together with 1,000 testing kits. The state-of-the-art eCL8000-Automated ECL Immunoassay Analyzer, which has a processing speed of 86 tests […]

Grup Feroviar Roman obtains the first European safety certificate valid for operation in two countries – Romania and Greece

Bucharest, April 10, 2020 – Grup Feroviar Roman received the Single Safety Certificate from the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) allowing it to operate in two countries, namely Romania and Greece. A single safety certificate is valid for a given area of operation, a network or networks within one or more Member States where […]

Ileana Ștefan takes over as Chief Human Resources Officer within GRAMPET Group

Bucharest, January 29, 2020 – GRAMPET Group consolidates its executive team by recruiting Mrs. Ileana Ștefan as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), with coordination responsibilities at group-level in 10 European countries. “We start the new year with an important recruitment, adding to the management team yet another professional with experience in multinational organizations and the […]

GRAMPET Group – Grup Feroviar Român closes the last link in the Middle Corridor chain, by launching the naval route between Batumi/ Poti and Constanța ports

Bucharest, October 23, 2019 – GRAMPET Group – Grup Feroviar Român (GFR), GR Logistics & Terminals LLC (Georgia) and ASCO Logistic CJSC (Azerbaijan) signed in Tbilisi the Agreement establishing a Consortium that will operate regular shipping between the ports of Constanța and Batumi/ Poti. The agreement represents another step by which the member companies of […]

Why we need more women as locomotive mechanics and what it’s like to drive a train

Only after 140 years since the first passenger trains appeared did women have access to the locomotive mechanic job and presently, in most countries, women make up just about under 2-3% of the profession that was a long inaccessible to them. Although women are starting to become more present, they drive both high-speed trains and […]