Topic: Leasing

Akiem enters UK’s train leasing market

Akiem Group has expanded its business to the United Kingdom. The French-German locomotive lessor purchased the rolling stock leasing business of Macquarie Europe Rail. As a result, around 300 units of rolling stock will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens Mireo train, source: Siemens Mobility

Alpha Trains provides Mireo units for TransRegio

Siemens Mobility has obtained a new order for the vehicles of the brand new Mireo train family. The deal was concluded with Alpha Trains, a Luxembourg-headquartered rolling stock leasing company, that booked six three-car electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Porterbrook Innovation Hub, source: Porterbrook

Porterbrook converts train into Innovation Hub

British rolling stock operating company Porterbrook has converted a four-car Class 319 train into Innovation Hub. The modified unit will become a static testbed for the development of new ideas and hasten improvements to passenger...Read more
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Class 170 Turbostar hybrid train, source: Porterbrook

Ricardo to examine first UK hybrid train

British engineering company Ricardo will oversee the conversion of the Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ diesel multiple unit into the first UK hybrid vehicle. The train will be equipped with MTU Hybrid PowerPacks that combines diesel and...Read more
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Bombardier to deliver 33 Traxx locomotives to Akiem

Worldwide rolling stock manufacturer Bombardier Transportation will deliver 33 Traxx locomotives to European leasing company Akiem between 2019 and 2021. The 112-million Euros order includes three types: Traxx MS 2 (multi-system), Traxx AC 3 (alternating...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko