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Alpha Trains has been an investor, owner and manager of rolling stock for more than ten years, during which time we have established an enviable record as a consistent, professional and innovative investor and manager of passenger trains and freight locomotives.
Previously as Angel Trains International and since 01 January 2010 as Alpha Trains we have been both stimulants to and beneficiaries of the liberalisation of the continental European railway market, leading to many ground-breaking deals with both public and private operators.
We believe in the future of rail in Europe and are enthusiastic about providing financial and technical solutions and delivering high quality, modern assets to our customers.
News, Infos & Events
01.01.2014 | Alpha Trains announces acquisition of 202 rolling stock assets
Alpha Trains announces that Alpha Trains Luxembourg No.2 S.à r.l. acquired 202 rolling stock assets in a mixed asset and shares transaction from The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS) at the end of 2013.
Alpha Trains has managed the assets on behalf of RBS since a consortium of investors acquired Alpha Trains from RBS in August 2008. The passenger trains and locomotives are employed in services across Continental Europe under leasing contracts with several European train operators.
Commenting on the acquisition, Shaun M. Mills CEO said: “This is a key transaction for Alpha Trains and an important step in our strategy of growing the business. We know the assets well having managed their delivery and operation since 2008 and are looking forward to fully integrating them in our business for the benefit of our customers. This acquisition further cements Alpha Trains’ position as the leading private rolling stock lessor in Continental...
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05.11.2013 | Alpha Trains delivers trains to Abellio for the Saale-Thueringen-Suedharz (STS) concession
At timetable change in December 2015 Alpha Trains delivers 35 Bombardier Talent2 trainsets to Abellio
Shaun M. Mills, CEO of Alpha Trains, about the upcoming co-operation: “It is the first co-operation between Alpha Trains and Abellio and we are really looking forward to working together with Abellio and Bombardier on this exciting project.” Thomas Schmidt, Managing Director of the passenger business adds: “Moreover, we could not only expand our customer range with Abellio but also our asset portfolio with the purchase of the new Talent2.”
Beginning in December 2015, 20 three-car and 15 five-car assets will be running on a 15 year concession contract on the...
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