On 18.08.2018 a new European lease company was launched: European Loc Pool AG. ELP’s CEO Willem Goosen took the stage in Berlin to tell more about the future plans of his new company. ELP is a new Swiss based leasing company, commonly owned by Reichmuth Bank from Luzern and PCS Holding from Frauenfeld. There will be a German branch office.
In 2019 ELP will start its full-service lease business with the introduction of the first of ten Stadler EuroDual locomotives. This is the first step in the first phase of ELP’s ambitious plans. There is much more to come: mid-cab hybrids, full-electric locomotives and EMUs. An overview: