|By Marketwired .||
|January 17, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
BERLIN, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/14 -- 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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Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.
Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.
Bombardier is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.
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