Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.20 - Freight rail transport

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 November 2021
Employment effect (start)
22 November 2021
Foreseen end date
31 December 2021


Romanian leader on the rail freight market Grup Feroviar Român (GFR) is to recruit 150 young people, including 15 engineers, by the end of 2021. They will be included in a training process, in line with the company's long-term workforce development strategy. GFR is the biggest private railway transport operator in Romania and a national leader in rail transport of petroleum products. It is part of GRAMPET group, a private rail freight and logistics operator in Romania and Southeast Europe. The group’s companies, such as Reva Simeria, Electroputere VFU Pascani, Reloc Craiova, and Electroputere VFU Craiova, cover the entire chain of rail transport solutions and products and are specialised in logistics services, design and construction activities and IT services. 

Currently, GFR has over 5,000 employees.


  • 22 November 2021: Ziarul Financiar (short version of the article) (www.zf.ro)
  • 23 November 2021: seenews.com (seenews.com)
  • 22 November 2021: Press release (gfr.ro)


Eurofound (2021), Grupul Feroviar Roman, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 106010, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106010.