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Macquarie buys Lloyds rolling stock

 

Class 379 ROSCO bought

On 29 November 2012 Macquarie Group announced that Macquarie Bank Limited has established a new business, Macquarie European Rail, and agreed to acquire a European rolling stock leasing business from Lloyds Banking Group plc.

The business comprises three separate portfolios of rolling stock assets:

  • a portfolio of rail passenger vehicles currently leased to the franchisee which operates the Stansted Express airport rail service in the United Kingdom
  • a rail freight portfolio of locomotives and wagons under operating lease to two operators in the United Kingdom
  • a continental European rail freight and passenger portfolio of locomotives, passenger trains and wagons on operating lease to operators in Europe.
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