ROCK AND ROLLING STOCK

The rolling stock leasing market is changing. New entrants are challenging the status quo, using new models.

Rocking the branch lines: the first three-car Stadler bi-mode to enter service with Greater Anglia was No 755336 on 28 November 2019, seen at East Suffolk Junction approaching its destination with the 11.28 Felixstowe – Ipswich service.
ANTONY GUPPY

Rock Rail has so far financed £2.5 billion of new rolling stock, winning around 40% of new passenger train orders since February 2016. Its Chief Operating Officer Mike Kean explained to the Golden Spanners conference how Rock’s financing model works.

Want to read more?

This is a premium article and requires an active Key Modern Railways subscription.

Existing subscriber? Sign in now

No subscription?

Pick one of our introductory offers

3 months

Standard subscription rate £29.99 + VAT

Launch rate £14.99 + VAT

Subscribe now
Reccomended

12 months

Standard subscription rate £69.99 + VAT

Launch rate £34.99 + VAT

Subscribe now

9 months

Standard subscription rate £39.99 + VAT

Launch rate £19.99 + VAT

Subscribe now