All Bombardier Transportation articles

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-05-07T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • Hamburg S-Bahn Bombardier Transportation Class 490 EMU (Photo: Radek Kopras) (2)
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    Hamburg S-Bahn EMU deliveries complete

    2021-02-24T11:36:00Z

    GERMANY: All 82 of S-Bahn Hamburg’s fleet of Class 490 EMUs have now entered service, the operator has confirmed. The EMUs were ordered from Bombardier Transportation to replace Class 472/473 units dating from the mid-1970s. The original order placed in 2013 was for 60 trainsets, ...

  • Helsinki city transport operator HKL has signed a contract to sell 40 withdrawn Variotram trams
    Metro Report International

    Helsinki’s Variotrams sold to a new home

    2021-02-02T16:43:00Z

    FINLAND: Helsinki city transport operator HKL has signed a contract to sell 40 withdrawn Variotram trams which have been in storage since 2018. The first 20 trams were delivered by Adtranz and a further 20 by Bombardier Transportation in 1998-2003, but all suffered from problems ...

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    Alstom completes Bombardier Transportation acquisition to create ‘a global mobility leader’

    2021-01-29T13:55:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: ‘Today is a unique moment for Alstom and the mobility sector worldwide, with the creation of a new global leader centred on smart and sustainable mobility’, said Alstom Chairman CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge when the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation was completed on January 29. ...

  • Bombardier Transportation Brugge factory
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    Bombardier Transportation invests to increase capacity at Brugge factory

    2021-01-26T12:22:00Z

    BELGIUM: Bombardier Transportation has announced €6m of investment to increase production capacity at its Brugge factory, including the recruitment of at least 180 employees. The plan announced on January 26 includes a new production line for single-deck coaches and for Type M7 double-deck cars for ...

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    GTS Rail places loco order as it plans to double its fleet

    2021-01-22T08:00:00Z

    ITALY: Intermodal freight operator GTS Rail has ordered a further three Bombardier Transportation Traxx DC3 E.494 electric locomotives, which will take its Traxx fleet to 20, with CEO Alessio Muciaccia saying its goal is to double the fleet over the next five years. The locomotives are ...

  • Bombardier is to supply Innovia 300 monorail trainsets for the two lines being developed in Cairo.
    Metro Report International

    Financing package enables Bombardier’s Derby plant to go ahead with Egyptian monorail production

    2021-01-21T10:03:00Z

    EGYPT: Bombardier Transportation’s factory at Derby in the UK is to go ahead with the production of 70 four-car Innovia Monorail 300 trainsets for two lines being built in Cairo, after the British government confirmed a £1·7bn export finance guarantee. In August 2019 a Bombardier-led ...

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    Metro Report International

    Bombardier low-bidder for Mumbai Line 4 car order

    2021-01-19T17:07:00Z

    INDIA: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has named Bombardier Transportation as low bidder to supply rolling stock for Mumbai Metro Line 4. The 32·3 km Green Line will run from Wadala near Mumbai Harbour through Thane to Kasaravadavali; construction of the elevated guideway is ...

  • Bombardier Transportation has begun design work for the US$15m mid-life overhaul of Israel Railways’ fleet of 143 first generation Twindexx double-deck coaches supplied in 2002-06.
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    Mid-life overhaul for Israel Railways double-deck fleet

    2021-01-18T09:00:00Z

    ISRAEL: Bombardier Transportation has begun design work for the US$15m mid-life overhaul of Israel Railways’ fleet of 143 first generation Twindexx double-deck coaches supplied in 2002-06. The programme will include modernisation of internal and external doors, toilet accessibility improvements and replacement of the passenger information systems ...

  • Paris RER Line B Mi79 train
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    CAF-Bombardier consortium selected for Paris RER rolling stock contract

    2021-01-14T14:55:00Z

    FRANCE: National passenger operator SNCF Voyageurs and Paris transport operator RATP have confirmed their selection of a consortium of Bombardier Transpoartion and CAF as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 146 suburban trainsets for the jointly operated north-south RER Line B.

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    More Île-de-France EMUs ordered

    2021-01-13T15:46:00Z

    FRANCE: Acting on behalf of Paris regional transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités, national operator SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation a firm order to supply a further three Omneo Regio 2N electric multiple-units. They are to be delivered from the end of 2023 to strengthen the Omneo Regio ...

  • China State Railway Group has awarded the Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation joint venture a 297m yuan contract to supply a further two eight-car CR400AF high speed trainsets
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    High speed train order increased

    2021-01-13T13:08:00Z

    CHINA: China State Railway Group has awarded the Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation joint venture a 297m yuan contract to supply a further two eight-car CR400AF high speed trainsets by the end of June. The 50:50 joint venture of Bombardier Transportation and CRRC Sifang Rolling Stock was ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Electrostar ETCS framework agreement signed

    2021-01-08T05:00:00Z

    UK: Bombardier Transportation and Porterbrook have signed a framework agreement for the installation of ETCS onboard equipment including Bombardier’s EBI Cab 2000 ATP on all Electrostar EMU fleets. The initial agreement is worth £11·3m, and covers the first-in-class deployment of ETCS equipment on a Porterbrook-owned Class ...

  • The Finch West light rail line is due to open in 2023.
    Metro Report International

    Toronto Finch West light rail maintenance contract awarded

    2021-01-05T14:28:00Z

    CANADA: The Mosaic Transit joint venture which holds the PPP concession to design, build, finance and maintain Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit line has subcontracted Bombardier Transportation to provide 30 years of infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance services. The 11 km light rail line from ...

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    Hauts-de-France orders more double-deck EMUs

    2020-12-22T16:26:00Z

    FRANCE: Acting on behalf of the Hauts-de-France region, SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation a €565m firm contract to supply 33 Omneo Regio2N double-deck regional electric multiple-units from its Crespin plant in 2024-25. The order announced on December 22 has been placed under a 2010 framework agreement ...

  • Vancouver SkyTrain new Bombardier Transportation trainset impression
    Metro Report International

    Next generation of Vancouver SkyTrain cars ordered

    2020-12-21T12:34:00Z

    CANADA: Vancouver transport agency TransLink has awarded Bombardier Transportation a C$722·6m contract to supply 205 automated light metro cars for the SkyTrain network. The order announced on December 17 includes 125 cars to replace first-generation vehicles which entered service in 1985 and to support the Broadway ...

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    SNCB orders multifunctional double-deck coaches with improved accessibility

    2020-12-21T12:31:00Z

    BELGIUM: National operator SNCB has ordered a further 204 Type M7 double-deck coaches, placing a contract for multifunctional vehicles adapted to improve accessibility for passengers with reduced mobility. Awarded to a consortium of Bombardier Transportation and Alstom, the €445m contract announced on December 21 has ...

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    Västtrafik Zefiro Express EMU completed

    2020-12-16T15:31:00Z

    SWEDEN: Bombardier Transportation has completed assembly of the first of 45 three-car Zefiro Express 200 km/h electric multiple-units ordered by Västra Götaland regional transport authority Västtrafik.

  • Bombardier Transportation Crespin plant
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    Bombardier Transportation steps up output at Crespin

    2020-12-15T09:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Production of rolling stock at Bombardier Transportation’s Crespin factory in northern France is to be stepped up thanks to a €25m investment programme. Dubbed Plan 1000 , the package announced by the company on December 4 will give the plant the ability to turn out ...

  • Zürich city council and transport authority ZVV approved an SFr172m order for a further 40 Bombardier Transportation Flexity trams
    Metro Report International

    Flexity tram option approved

    2020-12-11T14:07:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Zürich city council and transport authority ZVV approved an SFr172m order for a further 40 Bombardier Transportation Flexity trams on December 9. The vehicles will be supplied under a May 2016 framework contract which included a base order for 70 trams worth SFr358m, including spare ...