Bombardier Consortium Wins Major Contract for Queensland New Generation Rollingstock Project

Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:00am EST

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Bombardier Consortium Wins Major Contract for Queensland New Generation Rollingstock Project

BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Jan. 17, 2014) - Bombardier Transportation, as part of a Consortium with John Laing, ITOCHU Corporation and Uberior, has entered into a contract with a value of approximately 4.4 billion AUD (3.0 billion euro, $4.1 billion US) with the State of Queensland for the New Generation Rollingstock Project. Bombardier's share of the contract is valued at approximately 2.9 billion AUD (2.0 billion euro, $2.7 billion US). Bombardier's scope for this project includes the supply of the 75 Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs), a new depot and maintenance for 30 years. The depot design and construction will be subcontracted to Laing O'Rourke.

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