Rail

Bombardier receives $120M order for India

Posted on September 6, 2011

Bombardier Transportation received an order for 76 additional Bombardier Movia metro cars from the Delhi Metro Rail Corp. Ltd. The contract is valued at approximately $120 million and is a follow-on to the orders for 114 vehicles announced in mid-2010.

With more high-capacity Movia metro trains in operation, mobility in Delhi is improving on a weekly basis, with passengers getting their travel experience enhanced by less waiting time and more space inside the trains.

The Movia vehicles and Bombardier FLEXX Metro 3000 bogies are manufactured entirely at Bombardier's industrial site in Savli, Vadodara, which is in Gujarat State, India. The site inaugurated in 2008 has proven to be a real impetus to the local economy. To date, 780 new direct positions and more than 3,000 indirect jobs through the local supplier network have been generated.

Delivery will commence in the third quarter of 2012 and is expected to end in early 2013.

 

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

More News

Sound Transit adding 5 more Brookville Equipment Corp. LRVs

The new cars will begin arriving in the third quarter of 2020 and complete delivery by the first quarter of 2021.

San Francisco rolls out first of new Siemens light rail vehicles

The trains for SFMTA include features informed by public input including a new seating configuration, new interior color schemes, and new exterior design.

STV lands 2 NY consulting contracts

Contracted by the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation to develop specifications for the procurement of hybrid-electric articulated buses and was tasked by the County of Rockland Department of Public Transportation to provide technical support for its Transport of Rockland bus procurements.

Metra breaks ground on 136-year-old bridge replacement

The bridge is situated over the Fox River along the Milwaukee District West Lake in Elgin, Ill.

Japanese rail line apologizes for train leaving early

In the statement, the company noted that it hadn't actually received any complaints regarding the incident.

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

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

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