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Bombardier receives Israeli double-deck coach order

Posted on December 14, 2010

[IMAGE]Bombardier-Israel-Railways-doubledecker-full-2.jpg[/IMAGE]Bombardier Transportation received an additional order from Israel Railways (ISR) for the delivery of 72 double-deck coaches. This contract is part of a framework agreement concluded last October, which included a firm order for 78 coaches and foresees optional batches. The order value of this additional order amounts to approximately 115 million euro ($154 million US).

The vehicles will be manufactured at Bombardier Transportation’s Görlitz facility in Germany and in Israel.

“We are delighted to have booked this additional order in Israel, which brings to 150 the total number of double-deck coaches ordered so far by ISR within the scope of our framework agreement," said Bombardier's Jean Bergé, VP, Sales.

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