Beacon Rail Leasing Limited

+44 (0)20 3983 0898 / 0895

Company overview

Headquartered in Luxembourg, Beacon Rail Leasing Limited provides tailored leasing packages to passenger and freight train operators across 17 European countries. These customers benefit from unparalleled support, technical expertise, and the widest range of rolling stock and services in the industry.

Beacon Rail Leasing Limited’s fleet currently comprises 481 locomotives, 574 passenger vehicles, and 1,100 freight wagons. Leading rail organisations – including Lumo and Avanti West Coast – have partnered with the company, whose management know-how and experience in capital markets make it well-placed to support them.

And, whether it’s providing a dry lease package or taking full responsibility for maintenance as part of a full-service lease, Beacon Rail Leasing Limited is guided by its three core values: it is collaborative and agile, and helps its people thrive.


Beacon Rail Leasing Limited boasts the widest variety of rolling stock and related services in the industry. Its portfolio includes locomotives, passenger trains, and wagons, while propulsion types range from diesel to battery, dual mode, and electric.


Beacon Rail Leasing Limited offers both long and short-term leasing solutions for passenger rail assets and locomotives.

Dry lease

The lessee takes responsibility for all maintenance.

Soggy lease

The lessee takes responsibility for day-to-day maintenance, while Beacon Rail Leasing Limited delivers heavy maintenance.

Full-service lease

Beacon Rail Leasing Limited takes responsibility for all maintenance.

Options include:

  • Sale and lease back financing.
  • New build rolling stock finance.
  • Financing of modernisation, modification, and refurbishment.
  • Asset management.

Working across the UK and Europe

Beacon Rail Leasing Limited’s team covers 17 countries, speaks 12 languages, and operates across offices in London, Luxembourg, and Mainland Europe. The company can provide leasing solutions in any OECD country.