About Xrail


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


  • The Xrail Central Team, including external staff, works 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 15 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.

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 15 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.


Cecilia Dagerholm

IT Process Manager

Elisabeth Maier

Business Analyst

Hanna Münninghoff

IT Project Manager

Hartmut Schäfer

Process Manager

Helena Bergqvist

IT Expert

Jan Carbach

Project Manager

Katrin Gunstheimer

Project Expert

Lars Wollenweber

Project / Methods Expert

Michel van Dijk

Operations Manager

Mike Gürntke

Head Operations

Tabea Ludin

Business Services Manager


Team (external)

Andrej Sramko

IT Expert

Hannes Luts

Process Expert

Jakub Glos

IT Expert

Jakub Lipcak

IT Expert