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Bombardier to continue maintaining Virgin UK trains

Posted on December 12, 2012

Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with Virgin Trains to continue maintaining its Super Voyager fleet, which operates on the UK’s West Coast main line.

Bombardier will maintain the trains at its Central Rivers depot in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, which employs 360 people, and at other outstations across the network, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. The contract is valued at approximately $170 million and extends the existing agreement between Bombardier and Virgin to March 2016.

Bombardier Transportation helps its customers minimize operational costs and maximize revenue generation over their assets’ whole lifetime, while ensuring the highest levels of passenger safety, dependability and comfort, according to the company. It offers services and support to fit each customer’s exact requirements, including complete maintenance services; full train maintenance; materials and logistics programs; modernization; re-engineering; and overhaul of vehicles and components.

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