Bombardier production hall opens in Poland supporting manufacture of DB’s ICE4 train
3 November 2016 • Author: Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, European Railway Review
Bombardier Transportation has opened a new production and painting hall for high speed train car bodies at its Wroclaw site in Poland.
At a ceremony marking the occasion, Canadian Ambassador to Poland, the Honorable Stephen de Boer, opened Bombardier’s new €58 million production and painting hall for high speed train car bodies.
€58m Bombardier production hall equipped with 3D laser-welding technology
The new Wroclaw facility, equipped with 3D laser-welding technology, will support the production of car bodies for Deutsche Bahn’s ICE4 train.
Commenting on the opening, Janusz Kucmin, Chief Country Representative for Poland, Bombardier Transportation, said: “Bombardier is the largest international investor in the rail transportation industry in Poland. We have more than 1,500 highly skilled employees in Katowice, Lodz, Warsaw and Wroclaw. “As we’re investing in a new state-of-the-art car body production hall, we’re developing our employees’ skills, as well as the capabilities of our Wroclaw site. We expect to partner more closely with Poland to further equip the country with our broad and performing portfolio of rail solutions.”