ESG Rail has been in operation since
1995 and was part of English, Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS) until EWS
was purchased by Deutsche Bahn in 2007. This acquisition meant ESG was placed
as an independent subsidiary of DB Schenker Rail UK.
In 2011, an inter-group transfer meant
ESG and its related Approvals & Auditing body Railway Approvals Limited
(RAL) became subsidiaries of DB Systemtechnik (DBST), Europe’s largest rail
ESG are now one of the leading rolling
stock consultancies in Europe in their own right, with over 100 employees including over 60 expert rolling stock engineers.