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Bombardier secures Polish contract

Posted on April 21, 2010

Bombardier Transportation and Polish operator Koleje Mazowieckie - KM Sp. z o.o. signed an agreement for the delivery of 11 TRAXX electric locomotives.

The value of the contract amounts to approximately $54 million, with delivery scheduled for summer 2011.

The new two-cab electric TRAXX P160 DC locomotives are planned to run Koleje Mazowieckie's double-deck coaches in push-pull operation. At present, Koleje Mazowieckie operates 37 double-deck coaches, also manufactured by Bombardier, in regular, daily passenger transportation.

The agreement also includes provisions regarding maintenance to be rendered for four years from the date of locomotive delivery, as well as for the training of Koleje Mazowieckie employees.

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