Because each customer’s traction need is different, Akiem offers a wide range of locomotive leasing services in all main European markets.

With a fleet of more than 370 locomotives and a team of dedicated experts, Akiem concentrates on finding the optimal technical and economical customer solution be it dry lease, wet lease or full service option.

As a young and flexible company, Akiem strives to innovate and offer additional added value expertise to its customers such as ISO 9001-2008 and ECM certification, IT operational control, energy saving solutions and performance undertaking options.

The key values of Akiem are therefore summarized as technical expertise, innovation, commitment and proximity to customers needs.

Leader in the rental of locomotives in Europe and North Africa, Akiem has a continuous growth since its building up in 2008. Akiem is a subsidiary of Ermewa Group, which is a European leader in asset management and part of the SNCF Group. Akiem assists its clients in international railway traction projects and in the implementation of operations and maintenance.

Akiem proposes a fleet of more than 370 models of diesel and electric locomotives. Its real added-value is based on the wide range of services provided to meet specific needs: investments, equipment adaptation, consulting, training, supplying spare parts and more…


To work with clients in designing their projects, Akiem relies on technical, business and financial teams who share Akiem values: Proximity, Skills, Commitment, Innovation and Sustainable Development.

With 60 employees speaking more than 10 languages, Akiem’s wealth is based on the diversity of its experts, specialists and staff from the rail industry, banking and consulting.


Akiem is headquartered in Paris. To be closer to its clients, Akiem has also an office in Frankfurt and permanent local representatives in Germany, Poland, Italy and Morocco.

At any time and as close to its operation, each client has a commercial, technical or financial Akiem partner by its side to meet its needs.

Akiem is an Ermewa Group associate company.

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151-161, boulevard Victor Hugo
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Fabien Rochefort