GBRf have agreed a 10-year locomotive leasing deal with Akiem which will see £25 million invested to increase the number of locomotives across GBRf’s operations.
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The order of 65 Vectron AC and Vectron MS locomotives is part of an existing framework agreement.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
By finalising the acquisition of Macquarie European Rail, Akiem Group now leases locomotives to rail operators across Europe and, now, the UK.
Following the acquisition of Macquarie Europe Rail’s rolling stock leasing business, Akiem Group now owns a diverse portfolio of over 600 locomotives.
The TRAXX DC3 locomotive is now the most modern and efficient locomotive operating under direct current in Poland.
The order includes TRAXX AC3, DC3 and MS2 locomotives, which will offer Akiem’s customers enhanced flexibility and efficiency.
Alstom secures the renewal of three maintenance contracts whilst extending its maintenance network in Germany with a new partner, mgw Service, a subsidiary of the Akiem Group…
Akiem hands three locomotives over to lessee HSL Logistik GmbH, with three more planned for the second quarter of 2018…
With a new contract in place, Alstom is helping its customer Akiem extend the lifespan of their locomotives by 15 years...