German Bombardier plant resumes production

Posted on October 11, 2010

Production work at the Bombardier Transportation site in Bautzen, Germany resumed and is increasing, according to the company.

Two months ago the Bombardier Bautzen site, where trams and light rail vehicles are being manufactured, was hit by a flood in the Saxony area.

Ninety-nine percent of the facility has now been cleaned and the infrastructure has been restored, with production resuming at the Bautzen site in September. Since then, welding production has gradually increased. Other sections will follow within the next weeks. Full production readiness is expected to be achieved by the end of the year.

Bombardier's Görlitz site situated near-by has been supporting Bautzen since early August. A team of 40 Bautzen workers has been transferred to Görlitz to produce parts and components in order to get projects up to speed as soon as possible.

Damage assessment in close cooperation with the insurer has been continuing since the day of the flood. The financial impact for Bombardier Transportation amounts to $20 million representing the self insured amount under the insurance policies, which will be recorded in the third quarter.



View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Bombardier to supply 4 more trams to Australia

The order is valued at approximately $18 million and is an exercise of an option included in a contract signed in 2011.

Texas' DCTA receives grant for A-Train Rail Trail

Once complete, the Lewisville Hike and Bike trail will run from DCTA’s Hebron Station all the way to the Highland Village/Lewisville Lake Station. Construction on the last portion of the Lewisville Hike and Bike trail is expected to begin in early 2016.

Metra prepares for winter weather with switch covers, heaters

Additionally, agency is continuing to repair and replace railcar doors that are prone to fail in winter conditions.

Alstom to supply Citadis trams to Lyon, France

The order, worth over $21 million, represents the exercise of an option on a contract signed in 2011.

XpressWest chosen to build Las Vegas-to-L.A. high-speed rail

The initial phase of the XpressWest project, which will link Las Vegas to Victorville, Calif., will cost $8 billion.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close