Beacon Rail Aquires Bitrac Locomotives

LONDON /BARCELONA/ LUXEMBOURG – 9 January 2019 – Beacon Rail Leasing, a leading Pan- European rolling stock lessor, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 9 Bitrac locomotives from Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. for lease to SNCF Captrain España.

“The acquisition of these Bitrac locomotives is a natural extension of Beacon Rail Leasing’s strategy and demonstrates our commitment to continue to support investments in dual mode locomotives”, said Rob Dee, Chief Commercial Officer of Beacon Rail Leasing. “These Bitracs add to our existing portfolio of dual mode locomotives allowing us to continue to leverage our existing skills, expertise, and experience.  We are also very pleased to continue to support our customer SNCF Captrain España and we look forward to strengthening and growing our relationship with them in the future.”

About Beacon Rail Leasing

Beacon Rail Leasing is a rolling stock leasing company headquartered in Luxembourg and focused on serving the European and UK markets. Beacon Rail Leasing’s current portfolio includes 337 locomotives, over 1000 freight wagons, and 550 passenger train vehicles and intercity coaches on lease across Europe. Beacon Rail Leasing has an industry leading management team with rail asset management expertise and capital markets experience, enabling it to effectively meet the equipment needs of its Pan-European customer base. Please visit for more information.

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