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Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

6 February 2014 Rail & Coach News

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.

Bombardier sells out of Flexjet business

Bombardier sells out of Flexjet business

9 September 2013 Airline News

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.

Bombardier builds customer base for light rail technology

Bombardier builds customer base for light rail technology

25 August 2013 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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

WestJet takes delivery of first Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop

WestJet takes delivery of first Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop

14 June 2013 Airline News

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 wins further signalling contract in the Baltics

Bombardier wins further signalling contract in the Baltics

30 January 2013 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.

Bombardier launches construction of new Bogie Technical Centre

Bombardier launches construction of new Bogie Technical Centre

2 November 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today officially launched the construction of a new Bogie[1] 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.

Delivery of 600th BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro car for Delhi Metro

Delivery of 600th BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro car for Delhi Metro

30 October 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.

Bombardier wins German design award for ZEFIRO

Bombardier wins German design award for ZEFIRO

24 October 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.