Beacon is delighted to have entered a long term partnership with Lineas, one of Europe’s largest private freight operators, for the sale and leaseback of 109x T77 locomotives.
The deal brings Beacon’s locomotive portfolio to 489 units, increasing its existing fleet by 30 per cent. These T77s will operate in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
Rob Dee, COO of Beacon, said:
“We look forward to supporting Lineas in their drive for continued modal shift across the European network, through enhancements to these assets and future growth opportunities.”
Kurt Coffyn, COO of Lineas, said:
“Beacon is a strong partner with the necessary expertise to help us build a future proof fleet at a European level. The transaction will allow us to develop new technologies to make our rail offering even greener and more efficient, contributing to Europe’s Sustainability Goals.”