Bombardier Receives an Additional Order From Israel Railways for the Delivery of 72 Double-deck Coaches
Posted: 14 December 2010 | | No comments yet
This contract is part of a framework agreement concluded last October…
This contract is part of a framework agreement concluded last October...
Bombardier Transportation received an additional order from Israel Railways (ISR) for the delivery of 72 double-deck coaches. This contract is part of a framework agreement concluded last October, which included a firm order for 78 coaches and foresees optional batches. The order value of this additional order amounts to approximately 115 million euro ($154 million US).
The vehicles will be manufactured at Bombardier Transportation’s Gorlitz facility in Germany and in Israel.
Jean Berge, Vice President, Sales of Bombardier Transportation, stated: “We are delighted to have booked this additional order in Israel, which brings to 150 the total number of double-deck coaches ordered so far by ISR within the scope of our framework agreement. After winning two major double-deck contracts in France and Switzerland this year, the double-deck success story continues!”
Yossi Daskal, Chief Country Representative of Bombardier Transportation in Israel, added: “This additional contract once more demonstrates the trust that ISR has in Bombardier and we are proud to continue our successful business relationship with ISR. These extra coaches will extend the existing ISR fleet of Bombardier double-deck coaches and further contribute to reliable public transport offering in Israel.”