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Europe considers the end of the fossil-fueled engine in private vehicles

Sustainability| October 17, 2017

The world is, as we know, changing and changing rather quickly. One of the disruptive influences now gaining traction is the replacement of the entire fossil fuel cycle with “zero emission” at point of use vehicle-based propulsion systems.

Bombardier wins major UK rail, maintenance contract

Rail| June 20, 2017

In addition, the company will execute a Technical Services and Spares Supply Agreement for the duration of the seven-year franchise, with an option to extend for 11 periods in line with the existing franchise extension option.

Management & Operations| June 8, 2017

FirstGroup, Bridgestone announce global fleet partnership

The contract will see Bridgestone supplying tires to more than 60,000 of FirstGroup’s buses and coaches in the U.S., Canada, and the UK.

Sustainability| March 9, 2017

Exclusive: A look at electric buses in London, the UK

Why hasn’t London moved faster to put in service clean bus technology? The air pollution crisis isn’t sudden and has been widely predicted and observed for many years.

Rail| November 30, 2016

Bombardier plant hosts royal visit from HRH The Duke of Cambridge

During his visit, His Royal Highness was given a site tour and inspected the company's assembly of Elizabeth line trains, where he met manufacturing, welding and painting apprentices.

University| November 14, 2016

U. of Kentucky's transit pass program surpasses 1 million rides

The BluPass program — funded by Parking and Transportation Services — was implemented to decrease single-occupancy vehicle use, give students and employees more choices in transportation options and to ultimately reduce campus parking demand.

Rail| May 31, 2016

Alstom wins UK train maintenance contract

The works will take place at Alstom’s maintenance facilities in Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. Alstom will create 25 new permanent jobs across these three sites to deliver the project.

Government Issues| May 17, 2016

[Video] The GATEway project: Introducing driverless vehicles to UK roads

Overview video of the GATEway project - an $11 million dollar research project into driverless vehicles taking place in Greenwich, UK. The project, led by the Transport Research Laboratory, seeks to understand and overcome the technical, legal and societal challenges of implementing driverless vehicles in an urban environment.

Rail| December 12, 2012

Bombardier to continue maintaining Virgin UK trains

The contract is valued at approximately $170 million and extends the existing agreement between Bombardier and Virgin to March 2016.
Rail| August 30, 2012

Alstom, Balfour wins U.K. signaling contract

On successful delivery of the fully working prototype phase, in 2013, focus will move to the national rollout of the system.
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