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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

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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

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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

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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

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Beacon gets five stars in global sustainability rankings

Beacon, the rail leasing provider offering the broadest UK and European rolling stock solutions, has been awarded a 5 Star rating in the Globa...

Posted on November 12, 2020

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Beacon agree deal for five new Class 66 locos with GB Railfreight

Beacon is pleased to announce an agreement to bring an additional five Class 66 locomotives from Germany in cooperation with GB Railfreight. The fi...

Posted on October 9, 2020

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Beacon appoints a new senior director within its Commercial team

Leading rail leasing company, Beacon, is delighted to announce the appointment of Antonio Alamar as Senior Director, Commercial, starting 1 Septemb...

Posted on September 2, 2020

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Transformation of Beacon continues with new brand and website

Beacon, the company offering the broadest UK and European rolling stock solution, launches its new brand identity and website today, Monday 27 July...

Posted on July 27, 2020

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Beacon announces major deal for new battery locomotives

Leading rail leasing company, Beacon, has ordered 15 CBD90 battery shunting locomotives from British manufacturer, Clayton Equipment. This order un...

Posted on May 21, 2020

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