Green Cargo (GC ) is a railway company in the freight. You, emerged on 1 January 2001 following the EU rail liberalization from Statens Järnvägar, the Swedish State Railways.
The joint stock company is 100% owned by the Swedish state. It is managed by the Ministry of Economy. Chairman of the company since 2009, Håkan Buskhe. Green Cargo is a member of the RIV and UIC member.
The company has its own locomotives, which were taken over by the Swedish State Railways. Similarly, freight cars were taken. Green Cargo does not own routes. In addition to the Ganzzuggeschäft that she has to share with other railway companies, it also leads wagonload traffic through in Sweden. It also has its own truck for servicing customers no siding. The company has three subsidiaries, TGOJ Trafik AB, Nordisk Transport Rail and Hallsbergs Terminal AB.
In 2004 she took over for selected sidings in Norway (especially paper mills ) weekly service after the CargoNet had abandoned the single wagonload. In 2005, a takeover offer from German Railion, after the intervention of the Swedish heavy industry, rejected by the Swedish authorities. Since March 2008, Green Cargo is involved in DB Schenker Rail Danmark Services A / S with 49%.
With effect from 1 January 2011 up to this time independent TGOJ Trafik AB was integrated into the parent company.
2011, the company owned 469 locomotives, of which 263 and 206 diesel electric locomotives and 5,900 freight cars. In freight transport on the road, the company works with about 250 subcontractors together,