About Xrail


Xrail AG is the coordinating legal service entity of the Alliance with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.


  • 14 employees including external staff work for Xrail in a virtual team across Europe


Sassan Rabet


Sassan Rabet leads the Xrail Alliance since 2013. He is responsible for the strategic positioning of Xrail and the development of international Wagonload in close cooperation with the Alliance members. Sassan has more than 10 years of leadership experience and a strong background in the rail freight industry. His expertise includes corporate development, business process reengineering as well as capacity booking and product management. He holds a Master's degree in Public Policy and Management.

Andreas Lipka

COO & Deputy CEO

Andreas Lipka is working for Xrail since April 2017. He is responsible for Xrail Operations and for implementing and running the common Quality Management System together with the Alliance members. Andreas has considerable experience in the rail freight business. He has thorough management experience as Vice President Service Design Eastern Corridors and as Senior Executive Manager for DB Cargo. He holds a Master's degree in business administration, specialized in transport & logistic of railways.

Markus Lund

CIO & Deputy CEO

Markus Lund is working for Xrail since October 2012. He leads the IT and process development of the Xrail Alliance and coordinates the XCB project. Markus has more than 10 years of work experience in the rail freight industry as well as in IT and management consulting. His expertise comprises thorough change, IT and business process management skills as well as capacity booking know-how. Markus holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and Logistics Management at Linköping University, Sweden.


Anders Segerfelt

Senior IT Project Leader

Cecilia Dagerholm

IT Operations Manager

Elisabeth Maier

Business Services Manager

Hanna Münninghoff

Technical Implementation Manager

Hartmut Schäfer

Senior Process Manager

Helge Stuhr

Quality Manager

Mike Gürntke

Operations Manager


Team (external)

Andrej Sramko

IT Expert

Hannes Luts

Process Manager

Jakub Glos

IT Expert

Lukas Mikulic

Junior IT Expert