Topic: Bombardier Transportation

Alstom site in Tarbes with roof solar panels, source: Alstom

Alstom confirms ongoing talks with Bombardier

Alstom has officially confirmed its talks with Bombardier. The French train manufacturer plans to purchase the rail business unit of the Canadian company. The other details have not been disclosed. Alstom will report them after...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Alstom bids a price for Bombardier rail unit

Alstom has appraised the rail business of Bombardier at 7 billion dollars (around 6.5 billion euros). This price, as some media report, was offered by the French rolling stock manufacturer for the first time. However,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of its rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
MF19 train

New type of eco-designed trains for Paris Metro

The consortium of Alstom and Bombardier Transportation has been chosen as a supplier of 44 new generation trains to Paris Metro. This number could be increased with several options up to 410 eco-designed trainsets. Between...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Airports outpace railways in implementing ATO

Aviation is moving faster in implementing Automatic Train Operation (ATO) compared to the rail sector. Over 50 airports in the world have their own automated guided transit systems. With their help, the airport operators are...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Changzhou Metro trains, source: Bombardier Transportation

Changzhou Metro open for regular service

The Chinese city of Changzhou has opened its first metro line. The system was put into operation on 21 September. By 2030, Changzhou Metro will be developed into a six-line transport network. Line 1 of Changzhou...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier TRAXX locomotive, source: Bombardier Transportation

RegioJet reinforces fleet with multisystem locomotives

Czech open-access operator RegioJet has ordered a new batch of multisystem locomotives. Bombardier Transportation will supply 15 TRAXX MS3 multisystem locomotives. RegioJet intends to use the ordered locomotives for the future growth and launching the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram for Dresden, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to supply 30 innovative trams to Dresden

Bombardier Transportation will deliver 30 Flexity trams to Dresden’s transport authority Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe (DVB). The light rail vehicles will be equipped with the Obstacle Detection and Assistance System (ODAS), the company’s innovative solution to prevent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Innovia Monorail, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to supply 70 monorail vehicles to Egypt

The consortium led by Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels on the design and construction of two new monorail lines in Cairo. 70 four-car monorail vehicles will be supplied...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram in Waterloo, Canada, source: Grand River Transit

One more Canadian city launches tram network

Canadian Regional Municipality of Waterloo has opened its tram network. The light rail system provides a connection between Waterloo proper and the adjacent city of Kitchener. In the future, the line will be extended to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko