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Bombardier Transportation - Articles and news items

Bombardier and CRRC sign strategic agreement to deepen cooperation

Rail industry news / 26 September 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation and China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to strengthen its partnership on projects in the Chinese and international rail markets.

Bombardier Awarded Innovation Funds to Develop Battery-Powered TALENT 3 Train

Rail industry news / 20 September 2016 /

At a ceremony held today at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin, Germany’s Transport Minister, Alexander Dobrindt handed over an innovation funding letter of intent to Bombardier Transportation. The funds will support Bombardier’s programme to develop a BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 electric multiple unit (EMU) equipped with BOMBARDIER PRIMOVE battery technology for service on non or partly-electrified […]

New Class 387 Electrostar EMUs begin operation on GWR Thames Valley service

Rail industry news / 6 September 2016 /

On Monday 05 September, two Class 387 Electrostar electric multiple units (EMUs) entered service on GWR’s services in the Thames Valley.

Bombardier confirms Lower Saxony rail vehicle maintenance contract

Rail industry news / 26 August 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with regional rail authority Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen mbH (LNVG) to provide rail vehicle maintenance and service.

Abellio awarded East Anglia rail franchise

Rail industry news / 10 August 2016 /

Operator Abellio has been named winning bidder of the East Anglia rail franchise from October 2016 for nine years.

First Elizabeth line train runs on test track

Rail industry news / 8 August 2016 /

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled the first Elizabeth line train as it took the test track at Bombardier Transportation’s facility in Derby.

Metrolinx awards Bombardier contract to supply 125 BiLevel cars

Rail industry news / 2 August 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has announced that Metrolinx has exercised options for the purchase of an additional 125 next-generation BOMBARDIER BiLevel cars for service with GO Transit in Toronto…

Ukrainian Railways and Bombardier sign MoU on locomotive fleet upgrade

Rail industry news / 12 July 2016 /

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bombardier Transportation for the upgrade of its locomotive fleet.

Abellio orders 43 TALENT 2 EMUs for Baden-Württemberg

Rail industry news / 7 June 2016 /

Abellio Rail Südwest GmbH has placed an order with Bombardier Transportation for 43 TALENT 2 electric multiple units (EMUs) for operation on the Stuttgart regional network in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Israel Railways orders 60 additional TWINDEXX Vario Double-Deck Coaches

Rail industry news / 24 March 2016 /

Israel Railways (ISR) has ordered a further 60 Bombardier TWINDEXX Vario Double-Deck Coaches as part of an agreement worth €106 million.

Bogie Design & Developments supplement 2016

Issue 2 2016, Supplements, Z Homepage promo / 23 March 2016 /

In our latest free-to-view Bogie Design & Developments Supplement, Volker Brundisch, Product Manager Mechatronics from Bombardier Transportation assesses axle bearings and condition monitoring for railway vehicles, plus Pedro Fortea, Director of MAFEX explains how the Spanish bogies and wheelsets market contributes to the rail industry…

First new Gatwick Express Class 387/2 EMU enters service

Rail industry news / 11 March 2016 /

The first new Gatwick Express Class 387/2 ELECTROSTAR train has entered passenger service following a ceremony attended by the UK Rail Minister.


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