Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has started delivering its innovative BOMBARDIER TRAXX diesel multi-engine locomotives. One of the first customers, Südostbayernbahn (SOB), presented the locomotive on the SOB premises in Mühldorf, Germany.
The contract to deliver rolling stock and a new depot for the London Crossrail project has been awarded to Bombardier by the British department for transport. The £1 billion contract between TfL and Bombardier covers the supply, delivery and maintenance of 65 new trains and a depot at Old Oak Common.
After 18 successful years as Bombardier’s fractional jet ownership division, Flexjet has announced a definitive agreement for its purchase by a group led by Directional Aviation Capital through a newly-formed entity, Flexjet, LLC. The deal is reportedly worth approximately $185 million.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced it has signed an agreement with the Regional Municipality of Waterloo to supply 14 BOMBARDIER FLEXITY Freedom light rail vehicles (LRV) for its ION rapid transit service in the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. The Region of Waterloo is the third North American customer to choose the FLEXITY Freedom LRV platform and brings the total number of this vehicle on order to 400
Bombardier Aerospace and WestJet have announced the delivery of the first of 20 Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners ordered by the airline. The aircraft will be operated by the new regional carrier, WestJet Encore and will serve multiple destinations, beginning in Western Canada in its first year of service.
Bombardier Aerospace has expanded its Challenger family of business jets with the addition of the new Challenger 350 aircraft. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to begin in 2014.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation, leading a consortium with Belam Riga, has won a contract for the construction and upgrade of the signalling and associated infrastructure systems in the Bolderaja region of Latvia. Bombardier will deliver its INTERFLO 200 solution to Latvian Railways (LDz) on a section of the Bolderaja – Zasulauks line, which connects the capital city Riga with the Boldoraja and Riga harbour area.
The European Rail Traffic Management System, designed by rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation, has been rolled out on the latest very high speed rail line to open in China. The new line completes the world’s longest very high speed rail link, connecting the capital Beijing with the industrial centre of Guangzhou.
With the BOMBARDIER INTERFLO 250 ERTMS/ETCS Level 1 system already in successful service in Croatia,Bombardier is now upgrading another important section connecting Okucani and Novska.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today officially launched the construction of a new Bogie Technical Centre in Siegen, Germany. Pierre Beaudoin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., and André Navarri, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, took part in laying the foundation stone at Bombardier’s Siegen bogie production site.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has successfully delivered the 600th MOVIA metro car to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Harsh Dhingra, Chief Country Representative India, Bombardier Transportation, today handed over the metro car to Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC, in Savli, Gujarat, in the presence of management teams and employees of both companies.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won the German Design Award 2013 for its ZEFIRO 380 very high speed train, currently being manufactured in Germany and China. The train combines the highest capacity in the industry with pioneering levels of passenger comfort and employs leading-edge technologies and advanced aerodynamics to reduce energy consumption.