Czech rolling stock builder CKD Vagonka has reported sales worth KC760m last year, up from KC273m the previous year. A significant contribution came from a KC850m order to supply 16 DMU cars to Finland’s VR by 2006.

Holland LP’s Railroad Mechanical Group has opened five M-Bar-D wagon repair and inspection facilities, located in Georgia, Idaho, Nebraska, Utah and Washington.

Mott MacDonald and Osprey PMI have combined their project management expertise to form Osprey Mott MacDonald. The new venture will cover all aspects of project management across the transport, construction and industrial sectors.

Following a cost-cutting and debt reduction programme, sleeper and telephone pole maker Stella-Jones Inc earned C$3·7m for the year to December 31, up from C$0·49m the previous year. Sales rose to C$96·7 from C$87·8m.