Our Business

We are moving freight volumes from road to rail by using the HELROM rail wagon and terminal technology.

We offer daily train services for trailers connecting truck hub locations.

We are continuously adding new corridors in Europe.

Our services

Daily, on-time train services between European truck hubs



Transit times designed to meet the truck market



Reduces CO2 emissions on a tonne km basis by 88% in comparison with road transport



Competitive pricing allowing truck companies to use rail rather than road


Simple process to reserve capacity on the train



Ability to pick-up and deliver trailers to our terminal at the convenience of our truck customers independent from the train schedules



Delivery of trailer up to 1 hour before train departure

Our technology

HELROM owns proprietary rail wagon and rail terminal technology. The HELROM technology allows us to transport all standard semi-trailers on rail.

The HELROM wagon opens and closes horizontally to load and unload. The HELROM wagon requires no additional terminal infrastructure for loading and unloading other than a track.

The HELROM technology has been proven in regular operations in Sweden.


Helrom wagon and terminal


All standard semi-trailers
on rail


All standard tank trailers
on rail


Opens and unloads


Loads and closes


Lean Terminal


Waggon and Terminal:
Easy to operate


Technology proven in
regular operations

About us

We are experts in rail freight, road transport and intermodal with more than 100 years of combined experience from front-line management to senior executive level. We have successfully managed and built up railway businesses in Europe and North America.

Keith Heller


Chairman of the Board of Helrom Limited

More than 40 years of experience in all aspects of transportation, logistics and mobility

    • Chairman of the Board of Trustees, UK Coal Mining, UK Coal Employee Benefit Trust, 2013 –2016, UK


    • Co-Chairman DB Schenker Rail, 2008 – 2010
      Chief Executive Offer, English, Welsh & Scottish Railway Ltd, 2004 – 2010 UK, France, Belgium and Spain


    • President of the Board of Directors, Euro Cargo Rail S.A., 2005 –2009, Paris


    • Senior Vice President -Eastern Region, CN, 1995 –2003, Toronto, Canada Area

Thomas W. Rissman


Member of the Board of Helrom Limited

Over 30 years of experience in the railroad industry, including having been involved in the privatization of railroads in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Five years as general counsel to one of the world’s largest locomotive manufacturers and as a member of its board of directors

      • Managing Partner, McLachlan, Rissman & Doll, 1987 – Present, Chicago


      • Member of the Board of Directors, Arkansas & Missouri Railroad


      • Member of the Board of Directors, Rail-Veyor Technologies Global, Inc.


      • Member , Lake Effect Ventures LLC, 2009 – 2011


David Kerr


Chief Commercial Officer

Logistics professional with 30 years experience of road transport and rail freight- Having designed and launched multiple door-to-door intermodal services across Europe

    • Business Unit Director EMEA, Suttons Transport Group, 2013 – 2017


    • Commercial Director, DB Schenker Rail Region West, 2009 – 2012


    • Commercial Director, DB Schenker Rail (UK) (Previously EWS Railway Ltd), 2006 –2009


    • Business Development Director European Chemicals, TDG Plc 2001 – 2006


David Honkisz


Director of Business Development

9 years of transport and logistics experience of which 6 years in railroad (including rolling stock sales, and railway finance) and 3 years in aviation

      • Finance & Accounting Manager, COBRA N.V (DB Cargo AG), 2017 – 2018, Belgium


      • Rolling stock sales and resource management, DB Cargo AG, 2012 – 2017, Germany


      • Airport Handling Operations, Acciona and AHS, 2009 – 2012, Spain and Germany



Roman Noack


Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Helrom Limited

Over 15 years of experience in the transportation and mobility industry

      • General Manager Cobra S.A / N.V. – Corridor Operations Belgium Rail Cobra S.A / N.V., 2016 – 2017


      • Senior Vice President Production Development – DB Cargo, 2010 – 2015


      • Senior Manager Corporate Development, Deutsche Bahn AG, 2006-2009


Dev Anand


Chief Operating Officer & Chief Engineer

45 years experience in various industries of which 38 years in railroad; well connected in Europe and experienced in rolling stock design, manufacturing, maintenance and approvals

    • General Manager, Railway Approvals Ltd, 1998 –2010 , Derby


    • Managing Director, Engineering Support Group Ltd, 2001 –2009


    • Engineering Manager, British Rail, Railfreight Distribution, 1996 – 1998

Jim Fisk

More than 40 years of railway experience, the last half of which at an executive level. World expert at rolling stock design, approvals and operations.

      • Executive Chairman, Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Ltd, 2010 – Present, Canada


      • Executive Vice President, Wisconsin Central Ltd 1999-2001


      • Engineering Director, English Welsh & Scottish Railway 1996-1999


Albert Enste


Member of the Board of Helrom Limited

18 years experience in logistics with a focus on rail freight. Over 30 years experience in international business

    • Executive Chairman, Federnfabrik Schmid AG, 2011 – Present


    • VP and General Manager of International business, EMD Inc., Electro Motive Diesel locomotives, 2006-2011


    • VP of Sales, Locomotives and Freight wagons, Bombardier Transportation, 2001 – 2005


    • VP of Sales, Locomotives, Daimler Chrysler Rail Systems Adtranz, 2000 – 2001

Contact us

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HELROM Limited

One New Change

London EC4M 9AF