Bombardier awarded $48 million

Bombardier has received a $48 million order from the Greater Toronto Transit Authority for 20 Bombardier BiLevel commuter rail vehicles.

Bombardier Transportation announced yesterday that it has received a firm order from the Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GO Transit) for 20 additional Bombardier BiLevel commuter rail vehicles

The order will add to GO Transit’s fleet of 395 Bombardier-built commuter railcars. Valued at approximately $48 million, the contract calls for the design, manufacture and delivery of the new commuter vehicles.

The GO Transit vehicles will be built at Bombardier’s Thunder Bay, Ontario, manufacturing facility and will be delivered in 2007. Bombardier is also responsible for the maintenance of GO Transit’s fleet of commuter rail cars and locomotives.