Alstom has agreed to transfer business activities related to Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the very high-speed train, V300 ZEFIRO, to Hitachi Rail.
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A consortium led by Alstom-Bombardier will supply Mexico's Tren Maya with 42 X’trapolis trains in three configurations and the full signalling system.
Alstom/Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the upgrade of 55 of the 77 Alpha Trains locomotives, with Alstom Belgium responsible for the remainder.
Upon delivery of the three locomotives, GTS Rail will boast a fleet of 20 TRAXX units, all of which have been produced by Bombardier.
Bombardier's Chinese joint venture will be responsible for the maintenance services of 280 train cars, which is to be completed by the end of 2021.
Since beginning operation in 2010, the fleet has completed around 900,000 trips, or 40 million kilometres, on the Gautrain network.
The contract covers Israel Railways’ fleet of 143 TWINDEXX double-deck coaches and will include interior and exterior technical works in order to modernise the rolling stock.
Manufactured in Hauts-de-France, and certified ‘Made in France’, the new trains are set to modernise and improve services on France’s busiest lines.
The new contract to supply the high-speed cars represents the second order from CHINA RAILWAY for Bombardier's CR400AF train cars.
The new order is part of an agreement signed in 2010 for Bombardier to provide a maximum of 860 OMNEO Regio 2N trains to SNCF.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
The double-deck M7 multifunctional cars have been designed to be fully autonomously accessible for passengers with reduced mobility.
Bombardier Transportation and Railpool have signed a contract for a European Train Control System (ETCS) Baseline 3 upgrade for 73 of Railpool’s BOMBARDIER TRAXX MS2 locomotives.
Bombardier has completed the construction of the first ZEFIRO Express train and Västtrafik has approved the build and awarded the Delivery Certificate enabling the testing and commissioning phase to begin.
One of the largest TRAXX customers, leasing company Railpool, has ordered nearly 10 per cent of the global TRAXX locomotive fleet.