Bombardier – leading the evolution of mobility with innovative designs
26 September 2013 • Author(s): Jon Shaw, Senior Project Director for the AVENTRA platform and the Divisional Head of Engineering for Bombardier Rolling Stock Atlantic & Services
Bombardier Transportation prides itself on offering the broadest product portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility – conserving energy, protecting the environment and improving total train performance for passengers and operators. In an interview for European Railway Review, Jon Shaw, UK Head of Engineering for Bombardier’s Rolling Stock Atlantic & Services Division, shows how best practice is achieved in the design of the company’s new rolling stock and how this has been tailored into the new AVENTRA train design for the UK.
How does Bombardier go through the design stages of manufacturing new rolling stock?
Bombardier has a wealth of experience in designing new rolling stock for the global market. Our rolling stock division employs approximately 1,000 engineers worldwide of which around 350 are based in the UK alone.