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Experience and success

On Rail serves the market for more than 40 years.

All across Europe

With around 4,000 rail vehicles in our inventory, we have been serving customers from many countries for over 40 years.


Broad offerings

On Rail stands for: vehicle rental, service, new builds, conversions and repairs.



Our corporation is certified to DIN EN ISO-9001:2015 and as ECM according to EU 445/2011.

Welcome at On Rail in Mettmann, Germany!

On Rail Gesellschaft für Eisenbahnausrüstung und Zubehör mbH founded in 1982 and based in Mettmann, Germany, is a successful medium-sized company with pan-European business operations in the rail sector. As a trading and service company we offer our customers needs-oriented rail vehicle solutions:

  • Leasing as well as trading new and used rail wagons
  • Servicing, technical advice and fleet management
  • Building new standard freight wagons and customer-specific vehicles
  • Refurbishments, modernisations, rebuilding

Thanks to optimised decision strategies, our competent team is able to develop complete and reliable concepts even on short notice, both for large-scale or small operations.

We are celebrating our 40th anniversary

On Rail GmbH was founded in 1982 with a main focus on leasing rail vehicles and trading with freight wagons. Based on constant, healthy growth, a medium-sized enterprise evolved that is a well-known quantity on the market today.

In 2022 we turned 40 and still on the track for you.

Some relocations were necessary to adopt to the continuing growth in personnel and the associated workspace requirements. But On Rail GmbH always remained faithful to the local district town of Mettmann, and today the company headquarters are located in an innovative building on the town's outskirts.

Suppliers and customers, at the beginning mainly originating from Germany, today comprise from all over Europe. We serve a wide variety of customers from industry, forwarding, mining and track construction enterprises, steel-plants, chemical and mineral oil enterprises and private as well as state railways.

The German railway reform, the liberalisation of rail traffic and the current environmental politics led to a very positive development of On Rail and promise an exciting and successful future.