British American Railway Services Limited is a British railway rolling stock hire, maintenance company, and railway owner in the United Kingdom. It was formed to acquire the assets of ECT Rail Holdings in 2008.
Subsidiaries of British American include RMS Locotec, Weardale Railway, Dartmoor Railway, and Devon and Cornwall Railway. British American was formed by Iowa Pacific Holdings, an American shortline railroad holding company.
British American Railway Services is committed to the revitalisation of existing rail lines, inauguration of community rail in areas long denied passenger services and the return of freight to the rails.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference
Mike Fairburn, UK General Manager
British American Railway Services
Tel 01388 526203