LONDON (Reuters) - Legal & General (LGEN.L) has invested a further 350 million pounds in UK train infrastructure, it said on Tuesday, bringing its total investment in the sector to more than 550 million pounds.
The insurer has made a 183 million pound long-term debt investment to help finance a fleet of 665 Bombardier Avenue trains that will be leased to the Abellio East Anglia franchise from 2019.
It also provided 170 million pounds of long-term debt to Corelink Rail Infrastructure, a rolling stock lessor platform, it said in a statement.
Legal & General has invested 12 billion pounds in UK infrastructure, direct investments and urban regeneration projects to date, and aims to invest 15 billion.
Reporting by Carolyn Cohn; editing by Simon Jessop