All Bombardier Transportation articles

  • Impression of an ILSA ETR1000 in Madrid

    ILSA high speed trains ordered


    SPAIN: Trenitalia has signed an €797m contract for a partnership of Hitachi Rail (60%) and Bombardier Transportation (40%) to supply 23 ETR1000 high speed trainsets for use by Intermodalidad de Levante, the future Spanish open access operator which is owned by the Italian national operator (45%) and ...

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    Alstom’s acquisition of Bombardier Transportation cleared by European Commission


    INDUSTRY: Alstom’s proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation was approved by the European Commission on July 31, subject to full compliance with a number of commitments offered by Alstom. ‘Thanks to the comprehensive remedies offered to solve the competition concerns in the areas of very high speed, ...

  • cz CD Cargo Bombardier Traxx MS3

    Traxx MS3 enters revenue service


    CZECH REPUBLIC: The first two Bombardier Transportation Traxx MS3 electric locomotives entered revenue service this month. They are being operated by ČD Cargo, which awarded a framework contract for up to 50 of the locomotives in August 2019 with firm order for an initial 10. ‘It’s ...

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    NJ Transit orders more electro-diesel locomotives


    USA: A $70·5m order for a further eight Bombardier Transportation ALP45-DP electro-diesel locomotives was approved by the New Jersey Transit board on July 15. They are scheduled to be delivered from 2022, taking the commuter operator’s ALP45-DP fleet to 60 locos. They can operate at 200 ...

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    San Diego BiLevel order to ‘make the decision to try transit an easy one’


    USA: San Diego’s North County Transit District has awarded Bombardier Transportation a $43m contract to supply a further 11 BiLevel double-deck coaches for entry into service in winter 2022-23. This will enable the Coaster commuter service to be increased to run every 30 min, and facilitate the ...

  • gb SWR Class 701 at Wimbledon
    Rail Business UK

    Option enables SWR to expand Class 701 fleet


    UK: A contract amendment has been agreed which gives South Western Railway an option to acquire up to five more Class 701 Aventra electric multiple-units from Bombardier Transportation through leasing company Rock Rail. The original £895m agreement between First MTR South Western Trains Ltd and Rock ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up


    Sinara Transport Machines has acquired a 49% stake in the Vagonmash joint venture of Kirov Works and Škoda Transportation, which manufactures NeVa trainsets for the St Petersburg metro. Alstom booked €1·7bn of orders in its Q1 from April 1 ...

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    Night train fleet maintenance contract awarded


    SWEDEN: Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a contract to continue to maintain 12 locomotives and 75 coaches used on the Stockholm – Luleå – Narvik overnight services which are due to transfer from SJ to Vy Tåg with the start of a new operating contract in December. ...

  • Alstom Coradia Polyvalent

    Alstom proposes divestments to obtain approval for Bombardier Transportation acquisition


    INTERNATONAL: Alstom has put forward proposals for a number of product and factory divestments as part of the process of gaining European Union regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. The European Commission was formally notified of the proposed transaction on June 11. ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Welding gantry supplied to Bombardier Transportation’s Derby factory


    UK: KM Tools has supplied Bombardier Transportation’s Derby factory with a custom welding gantry for the production of rolling stock bodyshells. Bombardier required a new gantry that closely matched the ones already operational, so KM Tools reverse engineered a new machine to the required specification and ...

  • fr SNCF Bombardier Omneo EMU for Normandie

    Normandie orders long distance EMUs


    FRANCE: SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation firm contracts to supply 27 more 10-car Omneo Premium double-deck electric multiple-units for use on long-distance services, acting on behalf of the Normandie region which is funding the orders. The €162m order for 11 units announced on June 23 and ...

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    Bangkok Gold Line peoplemover car delivered


    THAILAND: Bangkok Mass Transit System has taken delivery of the first of three two-car Bombardier Transportation Innovia 300 automated peoplemover sets for the future Gold Line The 2·7 km first phase of the Gold Line will connect the existing BTS Green (Silom) ...

  • The first Class 701 EMU for South Western Railway has been delivered to Eastleigh (Photo: Christopher Addoo).
    Rail Business UK

    South Western Railway’s first Class 701 delivered


    Source: Christopher Addoo UK: The first of 90 Bombardier Transportation Class 701 Aventra electric multiple-units ordered for operation on South Western Railway’s commuter routes into London Waterloo has been delivered to Eastleigh ready for the start of certification testing next month. The 10-car EMU ...

  • Bombardier Transportation has signed contracts totalling US$108m to supply 28 BiLevel double-deck coaches to two West Coast transport operators following a procurement led by Seattle’s Sound Transit.

    Bombardier to supply 28 BiLevel coaches to two operators


    USA: Bombardier Transportation has signed contracts totalling US$108m to supply 28 BiLevel double-deck coaches to two West Coast transport operators. The order anounced on May 27 covers three push-pull driving cars and eight intermediate coaches for Seattle’s Sound Transit, which led the procurement, as well as ...

  • gb Greater Anglia Aventra accessibility (2)
    Rail Business UK

    Accessibility features of Greater Anglia Aventra EMUs highlighted


    UK: Greater Anglia has unveiled the accessibility features of the Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-units which Bombardier Transportation is supplying to operate outer-suburban commuter services into London Liverpool Street. ‘Our new trains will be much better for our disabled customers’, said Rebecca ...

  • at Wiener Lokalbahnen Bombardier LRV interior impression (2)
    Urban news

    Wiener Lokalbahnen reveals LRV interior design


    AUSTRIA: Wiener Lokalbahnen has unveiled the interior design for the 18 TW500 bidirectional low-floor light rail vehicles it has ordered from Bombardier Transportation for use on the 27 km Badner Bahn interurban line under a 2018 contract with options for up to 16 more. Developed ...

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    Delhi – Meerut rolling stock contract awarded


    INDIA: National Capital Region Transport Corp has awarded Bombardier Transportation the contract to supply and maintain electric multiple-units for the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System commuter line which is now under construction

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    Urban news

    Frankfurt Airport peoplemover operations and upgrading contract signed


    GERMANY: Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport has awarded Bombardier Transportation a €103m contract to continue operating and maintaining the SkyLine peoplemover for a further 10-years, and to modernise the signalling system with the deployment of its Cityflo 650 communications-based train control. Cityflo 650 is in operation ...

  • Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-unit for Greater Anglia at Bombardier Transportation’s factory in Derby.
    Rail Business UK

    Bombardier Transportation UK to restart production with revised working practices


    UK: Bombardier Transportation UK is to restart rolling stock production at its Derby factory and heavy maintenance at its Ilford site on April 14, with component overhaul at Crewe to follow the next day. The company had announced a temporary pause in operations on March 25 ...

  • gb Greater Anglia new Bombardier EMU on test at Liverpool Street
    Rail Business UK

    Aventra EMU reaches Liverpool Street


    UK: The first of the Class 720 Aventra EMUs which Bombardier Transportation is supplying for Greater Anglia’s commuter services has completed its first test run into London Liverpool Street station. As part of the testing programme, the EMU is expected to run over all of ...