Achieving more together
The member companies of VPI include Europe’s leading hire companies for freight wagons as well as small, specialised wagon keepers. With a combined fleet of over 83,000 wagons, they provide for climate-friendly transport of goods of all kinds. As their industry association, we support them on the long haul into the future.
In addition to wagon keepers, VPI also counts shipping companies that hire wagons among its members. The number of workshops for the maintenance and construction of wagons in the association has increased steadily over the years.
Founded in 1921 in Berlin as “Vereinigung der Privatgüterwagen-Interessenten” [Association of Private Freight Wagon Users], we are one of the oldest associations in the sector.