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October 25, 2011

Chicago receives first batch of new Bombardier railcars

The 26 car-delivery is the first of a 706-car order of 5000 Series railcars, for which full production is under way.


July 20, 2011

Bombardier to supply Chicago for $1B

The Chicago Transit Authority has placed orders for 300 additional Bombardier Transportation rapid transit cars in addition to the 406 it contracted for in 2006. The 5000-Series cars will be the first in the agency’s fleet to utilize alternating current propulsion, a technology that permits dynamic braking regeneration.


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