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Bombardier lands French locomotive contract

Posted on December 8, 2008

[IMAGE]BombardierFranceTRAXXFull.jpg[/IMAGE] The transport and logistics branch of French Railways, Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (SNCF), has confirmed a contract with Bombardier Transportation to supply 80 interoperable diesel electric Bombardier TRAXX F140 DE locomotives, with an initial firm order of 45 locomotives.

The value of this firm order is estimated at approximately $203 million. The first delivery is scheduled for May 2010.

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