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Pacific National was acquired by a consortium of investors led by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), CIC Capital (CIC Capital) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCIMC).


Merges Pacific National Rail and Pacific National Coal into one division


Our CEO announces that our statuary net profit after tax is up 41.2%, and that our business now features almost 10,000 people working in teams throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Acquires Newcastle based integrated logistics solutions provider, Mountain Industries


Asciano buys C3 Limited to add forestry services and port capabilities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Acquires additional 20% stake in Port of Geelong taking investment to 50%


Asciano Group becomes Asciano Limited


Asciano signs coal haulage contracts with Rio Tinto Coal Australia and Xstrata Coal


Asciano builds a transport infrastructure portfolio that includes Pacific National and the Patrick container ports, port operations and stevedoring capabilities.


Toll acquires Patrick and gains container terminal operations, PortLink, port services and steverdoring operations. Toll now wholly owns Pacific National.

Toll restructures the group into two ASX listed companies: Toll and Asciano


Pacific National is formed. The joint venture between Toll and Patrick grows from Toll’s acquisition of the National Rail Corporation and FreightCorp. Toll acquires BHP Stevedoring in Port Kembla and Western Port and New Zealand ports Tauranga, Napier and Lyttelton.


Toll acquires Strang Stevedoring to offer services in Portland, Melbourne and Newcastle.


Toll buys operating rights to the Port of Geelong and acquires TNT Australia rail and other transport assets


TNT rail is established

Our recent history has been highlighted by our continued growth and expanded services.