Joint statement on the revision of TSI’s

In a joint declaration, the rail sector expresses concerns regarding the forthcoming revision of the technical specifications for interoperability and reminds its commitment in supporting the European Commission and ERA on the long-term evolution of the TSI’s and their contribution to the development of an efficient and competitive European railway system.

AERRL announces one-year renewal of its five directors


The Association of European Rail Rolling Stock Lessors is pleased to announce the one-year renewal of its five directors. This decision reflects the renewed confidence expressed by all members at the General Assembly. The decision was taken unanimously by the members of AERRL at their General Meeting in Madrid on 15 April 2024.

AERRL continues to expand by welcoming ELL as new member.

ELL joins the Association of European Rail Rolling Stock Lessors from September 2023. Founded in 2013 as European Locomotive Leasing, the European Locomotive Leasing Group (ELL) is a new European lessor based at offices in Vienna and Munich.
Since AERRL was founded by Akiem, MRCE and Railpool in May 21, Northrail, Beacon Rail Finance, Cargounit, ELP, Renfe Alquiler, Nexrail and ELL successively joined the association.

New DAC sector statement with company support letters

AERRL joined 8 other representative bodies in signing the new sector statement on the Digital Automatic Coupler. The statement is accompanied by company support letters. The full document has been sent to the European Commission – Directorate-General for Mobility & Transport (DG MOVE) – Commissioner Adina Vălean with copy to the European Parliament – Committee […]

Rail transport: a roadmap for decarbonisation together

The first phase of the AERRL study on alternatives to fossil diesel use in railways is now at an end. The conclusions of the study show that the entire rail sector needs to design a common strategy to address the challenge of transitioning from fossil diesel. AERRL & partners present the conclusions of this study during a webinar on 4 May, 12.00-13.15.

First AERRL science-based webinar on 4th of May 12.00-13.15!

After the first phase of this study about alternatives to fossil diesel use in railways, AERRL and partners will present an initial roadmap preparing the phasing out of diesel in the rail transport sector. Don’t miss this unique event !