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Ermewa purchases 600 wagons from Macquarie European Rail

Railcar leasing company Ermewa has acquired the intermodal fleet of Macquarie European Rail, adding 600 wagons to its repertoire. The companies sealed the deal on 14 January.

The purchase involves 60, 80 and 90 foot container wagons. “With this acquisition we not only step further into the intermodal segment, but also strengthen our position in Germany and Benelux”, Ermewa commented. “With nearly 600 additional intermodal wagons in our fleet, we continue to implement our development strategy to deliver solutions to our customers for their rail-based supply chain.”

The companies

Ermewa is a SNCF subsidiary, counting a fleet of 42 000 wagons. Macquarie European Rail is an orginally Australian company leasing freight rolling stock to train operators across Western and Central Europe.

Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is editor of RailFreight.com, online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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