06/15/2010 AT 07:44
The agreement is valued at approximately $770 million CDN ($745 million US, 617 million euros). Deliveries of these vehicles are scheduled to take place between 2013 and 2020. Under the agreement, up to an additional 118 vehicles could be ordered at a later date.
“Bombardier is proud to be part of this very important expansion of public transit in Toronto and greatly appreciates the confidence Metrolinx has placed in us,” said Raymond Bachant, President, Bombardier Transportation, North America. “This order further solidifies our presence in Ontario and highlights Bombardier's proven state of the art light rail technology, which is available to all cities in North America.”
The vehicles are BOMBARDIER FLEXITY 100% low-floor light rail technology. The five-module bi-directional vehicles are more than 28 meters long and 2.65 meters wide. These vehicles will provide reliable performance along with a wide range of features, including a step-less interior allowing easy access at street level; car capacity for more than 280 passengers; efficient heating and air conditioning; comfortable interior; enhanced accessibility and safety features; locations for wheelchairs and strollers; active leveling system to ease boarding and exiting; enhanced communications features; and a regenerative braking system that feeds power back into the Metrolinx network.
Bombardier's FLEXITY low-floorvehicles meet the individual needs of numerous cities, such as Geneva and Zurich (Switzerland), Linz and Innsbruck (Austria), Lodz (Poland), Eskisehir (Turkey), Brussels (Belgium), Marseille (France), Valencia and Alicante (Spain), Palermo (Italy) as well as in the Rhine-Neckar Region, Berlin, Augsburg and Krefeld (Germany).
Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for the supply of 204 100% low-floor streetcars to replace the City of Toronto's aging fleet of vehicles. The contract is valued at approximately $851 million CDN.
Bombardier Transportation and Brussels Public Transport Company STIB (Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles) are teaming up with the City of Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) to give North America a taste of European light rail technology.
Bombardier Transportation's revenues totalled $9.8 billion, an increase of 25% over last fiscal year. EBIT reached $515 million, compared to $177 million for last fiscal year. This represents an EBIT margin of 5.3%, versus 2.3% last fiscal year.
Bombardier Transportation has received the first 5-year option order from the Las Vegas Monorail Company (LVMC) to operate and maintain the Monorail system in Las Vegas, Nevada. The order is valued at approximately 44 million euros ($58 million US).
Bombardier Transportation has signed an 8-year contract with the City and County of San Francisco to operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) system at San Francisco (SFO) International Airport. The contract is valued at approximately 80 million euros ($101 million US).
Bombardier Transportation announced that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with the City of Vancouver to provide up to two BOMBARDIER FLEXITY Outlook streetcars for the City's Downtown Streetcar 2010 Demonstration Project during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Bombardier Transportation announced it has signed two contracts to supply a total of 46 dual-powered passenger locomotives to the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) and the Agence Metropolitaine de Transport (AMT) in Montreal.