Bombardier closes $121-million deal, endures strike

Posted on November 26, 2003

Bombardier Inc. announced Wednesday it has received a $121-million order for 11 trains in Sweden.

The three-car trains for the Swedish order will be manufactured in that country and the wheel bogies will be made in England, according to Bombardier.

Meanwhile, the company faced a strike at an aerospace plant in Northern Ireland The strike involves 4,400 workers at Bombardier's Short Brothers aerospace plant in Belfast.

The plant, which normally employs 5,600, provides fuselages and engine nacelles for Bombardier crafts assembled in North America.

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