Angel Trains is one of the UK's leading train leasing specialists and asset managers, leasing rolling stock to all 19 franchised operators and open access operators in the UK.
The company is passionate about financing and delivering high quality, modern assets to its customers and is committed to working with the Government, the Rail Delivery Group, the Rail Supply Group and other stakeholders to provide innovative funding solutions to modernise and improve the UK's train fleet.
Angel Trains' asset base comprises over 4,300 vehicles, with a combined value of over £2.9 billion. The company has invested £3.8 billion in new rolling stock and refurbishment programmes since 1994 and is one of the largest private investors in the UK rail industry.
In 2009, Angel Trains became the first rolling stock company to gain approval to the Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme which is being implemented across the UK rail supply industry. As part of its professional approach to asset management, Angel Trains is accredited with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
As a major investor in the railway industry, Angel Trans participates in various industry groups and has action plans to tackle many of the topics and issues that impact today's railway.
The company employs over 120 professional, technical and support staff at its headquarters in Victoria, London and its second office in Derby.
Angel Trains is wholly committed to supporting the diversification of the rail industry's workforce. As such, it is a strong supporter of Women in Rail which was founded in 2012 by Adeline Ginn, General Counsel at Angel Trains with the support of Malcolm Brown, Chief Executive Officer at Angel Trains, to provide networking opportunities and support for all women working within the railway industry, promote rail as an attractive career choice to the younger generations and influence key stakeholders and undertakings to support and encourage initiatives aimed at improving gender balance and bridging the skills gap in UK rail.
Angel Trains is a proud sponsor of the Women in Rail Award since its creation in 2013.