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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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Bombardier wins 40-train contract from Västtrafik

Bombardier EMU slated for use by Västra Götaland.

Swedish regional transport operator places order with aircraft and transport manufacturer, with option to extend Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Sweden’s Västtrafik to supply 40 high-speed electric multiple unit (EMU) trains for use in the Västra Götaland region. The contract is estimated to be worth about 3.8 billion …

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Alstom begins production at first Indian electric locomotive facility

Alstom Prima T8. Source: Alstom

Production has started at the company’s first electric locomotive factory in Madhepura, India Alstom has successfully commenced production at its greenfield electric locomotive manufacturing facility in India. Located at Madhepura, in the state of Bihar, it is Alstom’s first electric locomotive manufacturing facility in the country. The factory will produce …

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