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MGW was founded on April 16, 1991 under the name “MGW Gleis- und Weichenbau-GmbH & Co. KG” as a pool of four renowned, medium-sized track construction companies.

The company’s registered office was in Oranienburg near Berlin. The company headquarters were moved to Berlin’s Warschauer Strasse in the course of 1995.

Our company goals

High quality of work, efficiency and adherence to schedules, which we would like to achieve by means of optimally maintained machine technology, trained, flexible and motivated employees and a healthy entrepreneurial spirit, we constantly check for your effectiveness.

Our motto: There is always something to improve.


We are a competent partner for our customers throughout all project phases, both in the preparation and planning phase as well as in the concrete implementation phase on the construction site.

In accordance with our maxim “MGW makes track construction economical”, our qualified advice is designed to ensure trouble-free machine operation and support accompanying processes (e. g. construction site logistics) in order to make the entire project transparent and cost-optimised for the customer.


As an efficient machine pool and service provider, MGW provides its national and international customers with complete mechanical engineering services that meet the conversion requirements in the respective projects in terms of the required performance parameters, quality and cost-effectiveness.

MGW is characterised by a lean corporate structure geared to our customers. Our experienced engineers optimally prepare upcoming machine services, always looking for the most economical solution in terms of application technology and are competent contact persons on the construction site for the customer.

With our 40 or so employees and specialists, we are in a position to ensure that the work is carried out in shifts and to react flexibly and appropriately to short-term project changes.

APRIL 2022
Commissioning of the 4th track and bridge construction crane type KRC 1200
April 2021
30th anniversary of the company
October 2018
Commissioning of the 3rd track and bridge construction crane type KRC 910
October 2017
Procurement of further 5 material conveying and silo units (MFS 100 wagons)
December 2016
Resignation Hering Asset Management GmbH & Co. KG
December 2015
Resignation Martin Rose GmbH & Co. KG
December 2014
Resignation Strukton Rail GmbH & Co. KG
January 2011
Hering Asset Management GmbH & Co. KG takes over Anton Plester GmbH & Co. KG
April 2010
Commissioning of the RM 95-800 W high-performance bed cleaning machine
2007 - 2009
Procurement of further 8 material conveying and silo units (MFS 100 wagons)
July 2003
Commissioning of the high-performance bed cleaning machine RM 95-700 as well as 8 MFS 100 trolleys and a loading station BLS 2000
June 2002
Accession of Thomas Beteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG (today Wittfeld GmbH)
January 2001
Accession of Anton Plester GmbH & Co. KG (VolkerRail Group)
November 1999
Commissioning of the 2nd track and bridge construction crane Kirow type KRC 810 T (125to crane)
October 1999
Accession of KAF Falkenhahn Baugesellschaft mbH (today KAF Falkenhahn Holding GmbH)
April 1998
Commissioning of the 1st track and bridge construction crane type KRC 810 T Kirow (125to crane)
November 1996
Resignation Holzmann Gleisbau GmbH
October 1995
Relocation of MGW's registered office to Berlin
October 1994
Acquisition of CSM 09-32 track tamping machine and SS P 110 high-speed ballast grading machine
August 1993
Resignation Heinrich Badenhausen KG
Accession of Holzmann Gleisbau GmbH
December 1992
Commissioning of the Gottwald GS 40.08 T track-laying crane

(45to crane)

April 1991
First operated and marketed machine:

UWG of the company Cemafer (conversion method for switches and tracks - UWG)

April 1991
Company formation
Foundation of MGW Gleis- und Weichenbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG with headquarters in Oranienburg


Heinrich Klostermann GmbH & Co KG
(today H. Klostermann Baugesellschaft mbH)

Georg Reisse Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co KG
(today Strukton Rail GmbH & Co KG)

Martin Rose GmbH & Co. KG

Heinrich Badenhausen KG