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£112.1m contract win for Bombardier

Posted on August 25th, 2017

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has been awarded the contract by London Underground (LU) to supply new motors and traction control equipment for its fleet of Central line trains.

The contract starts today and runs until 2024. It is valued by Bombardier at about £112.1m with Bombardier also providing ongoing maintenance support.

In total, Bombardier will supply new motors and traction control equipment for 85 eight-car Central line trains (680 cars in total).

The project will be led from Bombardier's Västeras site in Sweden.

Installation of the first train, plus associated vehicle integration works and testing will be undertaken at Bombardier's Derby site.