The companies are industrial, technological, and infrastructure service provider for the rail industry.
Gemini Rail, one of the UK’s leading rail engineering businesses, specializes in the modernization and refitting of rail vehicles. With its inhouse team of specialized engineers, Gemini Rail offers turnkey solutions for train refurbishment, modernization, and external project management. In addition, under the GemECO brand, the company has established itself as the leading technology retrofitter for hybrid rail vehicle propulsion systems. In the UK, Gemini is the second largest OEM-independent supplier and counts UK railway operating and stock owning companies as well as railroad manufacturer among its customers.
With extensive experience in the telecommunications and networks markets, ADComms works with clients to develop intelligent connected solutions that solve operational challenges. Predominantly working in the UK rail network, this includes radio and fixed network infrastructure, third party communications (including track-to-train and tunnel connectivity) and station communications and management systems (including single person/driver only operations and core CCTV systems). In particular, a new piece of in house developed software “CCTV Cloud Broker Solution” is leading the modernization of reliable retrieval of CCTV footage from on board systems in live time. The business offers end-to-end solutions and works closely with the key rail network infrastructure managers and major railway infrastructure operators and large transport companies.
As a core part of the joint realignment, both ADComms and Gemini Rail will focus on expanding customer relationships within the UK rail industry, with an emphasis on network infrastructure operators and individual transport operators. With its bespoke solutions operating at the forefront of contemporary transport technology, ADComms is a key player in the expanding rail network as the UK enters a period of sustained infrastructure investment.
Gemini Rail continues to focus on implementing a redefined market strategy and further developing its product portfolio. Gemini is a pioneer for hybrid propulsion systems in the UK and through the GemECO brand and realizes orders for the conversion of rail vehicles to electric, battery, and hydrogen hybrid propulsion systems.
|Headquarters||Wolverston and Scunthorpe, UK|
|Seller||Knorr-Bremse / Panasonic Europe B.V.|
|Year of Acquisition||2018, 2021|
|Revenues||EUR 40 m|
|Segment||Engineering & Technology|