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Fast, flexible andcompetitively priced

Beacon operates across Europe. We provide passenger and freight train operators with tailor made leasing packages. These come with exceptional technical expertise and outstanding customer support.

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We are Beacon.
We lease passenger and freight rolling stock across Europe.


We exist to provide the leading rail leasing service to passenger and freight train operators.


We offer the following options:

  • Dry Lease
  • Soggy Lease
  • Full-Service Lease
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Our Presence

We are a leading lessor operating in 17 countries.

Our Presence

  • Operating in 17 countries
  • Large customer base of high quality lessees
  • Leading lessor for passenger and freight rolling stock
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We offer a greater variety of rolling stock and services than any of our competitors.


Browse our extensive fleet using our interactive Fleet tool.

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Beacon announces new partnership with Lineas

Beacon is delighted to have entered a long term partnership with Lineas, one of Europe’s largest private freight operators, for the sale and leaseb...

Posted on November 18, 2021


Beacon repeats five star rating from GRESB

For the second year running, Beacon has been awarded 5 Stars in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). Established in 2009, GRESB...

Posted on November 11, 2021


Beacon partners with first group and hitachi rail for new green rail service

Beacon’s new class 803 trains are running from London to Edinburgh for the first time today on Lumo, First Group’s new 100% electric, affordable ra...

Posted on October 21, 2021


Beacon to fund Primary Engineer’s Rail Project with schools in Westminster

Beacon is delighted to be helping fund the Primary Engineer Rail Project. This connects Beacon with ten schools across the Westminster area providi...

Posted on July 30, 2021


Beacon launches new entity to cover Spain and Portugal

Beacon is pleased to announce the formation of Beacon Rail Finance Iberia SLU and the appointment of Jesús de la Torre Monguió as Chairman of the B...

Posted on June 9, 2021


Beacon agrees sale and lease back with Rail Polska for 12 locomotives

Beacon is pleased to announce an agreement for the purchase of 12 locomotives from Polish operator Rail Polska. The purchase is for 2 x M62M and 10...

Posted on December 23, 2020