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Bombardier Transportation - Articles and news items

STIF orders 83 Regio 2N double-deck trains for Ile-de-France

Rail industry news / 26 June 2017 /

The Syndicat des Transports d’Ile-de-France (STIF) has placed an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation.

First Elizabeth line trains welcomed into passenger service in east London and Essex

Rail industry news / 22 June 2017 /

Customers have been given their first chance to travel on the state-of-the-art trains that will serve the Elizabeth line when the new rail tunnels open through central London in December next year.

FirstGroup and MTR order new trains for South Western rail franchise

Rail industry news / 20 June 2017 /

The new South Western franchise operators FirstGroup and MTR have signed an £895 million order for 90 new trains.

Foundation stone laid for new final assembly hall in Germany

Rail industry news / 16 June 2017 /

Bombardier laid the foundation stone for a new final assembly hall in Germany that will set standards for Industry 4.0 production.

Bombardier expands startup collaboration to create the transport solutions of the future

Rail industry news / 22 May 2017 /

Bombardier Transportation has announced the expansion of its startup collaboration activities with the aim to develop new paths into ground-breaking mobility and connectivity solutions.

Two overhaul contracts for Shanghai Metro

Rail industry news / 12 May 2017 /

Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Co. Ltd. (SHBRT) will provide an overhaul service for metro cars in Shanghai.

Bombardier’s joint venture wins contract to supply China with 40 trains

Rail industry news / 1 May 2017 /

Bombardier’s Chinese joint venture BST has been awarded a contract to supply 40 CRH1A-A new generation high speed train cars to China.

New trains on order for Germany’s Saarland regional network

Rail industry news / 3 April 2017 /

Emerging transport company vlexx GmbH will receive new EMUs to begin operating on the Saar region’s electric rail network by December 2019.

New ABB transformers will help support sustainable mobility in Austria

Rail industry news / 31 March 2017 /

ABB will provide 42 Effilight® roof-mounted traction transformers for Bombardier’s TALENT 3 electric multiple unit (EMU) platform.

Deutsche Bahn order additional TWINDEXX Vario double-deck Intercity trainsets

Rail industry news / 30 March 2017 /

Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) has ordered a further 25 TWINDEXX Vario double-deck Intercity trainsets from Bombardier Transportation.

Captrain Deutschland orders TRAXX MS locomotives to strengthen cross-border freight transport

Rail industry news / 24 January 2017 /

Captrain Deutschland Group has ordered six Bombardier TRAXX MS locomotives to strengthen performance of cross-border freight transport in Europe.

SNCF selects consortium to supply 255 trains for Île-de-France network

Rail industry news / 11 January 2017 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has selected an Alstom-Bombardier consortium to replace trains on lines D and E of the Île-de-France network.