• Corpus ID: 152700743

A ROSCO LOOKS FORWARD

@article{Quinn2000ARL,
  title={A ROSCO LOOKS FORWARD},
  author={Nicolas Quinn},
  journal={Modern Railways},
  year={2000},
  volume={57}
}
  • N. Quinn
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Business
  • Modern Railways
This article discusses the prospects for the rail freight market in the UK, and the renewal of the franchises of rolling-stock leasing companies (ROSCOs). The industry faces the challenge of meeting the requirement for #8000M of investment during the next decade. This investment needs to be carefully phased, because of limited annual production capacity and continual growth. Even with 20-year franchises, ROSCOs will require an average residual-value period of 16 years, and franchise review…