Shanghai metro train deal for Bombardier

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Bombardier Transportation and its joint venture partners in China today announced an order for 51 Movia metro trains from Shanghai Shensong Line Mass Transit in Shanghai, China.

The contract, valued at approximately €257m, was won by Bombardier Transportation together with Changchun Bombardier Railway Vehicles (CBRC) and Bombardier-CPC Propulsion Systems. Bombardier’s share of the contract amounts to some €82m. Deliveries of the trains are scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2008 with completion in 2009. The trains will operate on Shanghai’s Metro Line 9.

The new metro cars will be assembled in China at CBRC's production facilities in Changchun. The propulsion equipment will be manufactured at BCP’s production site in Changzhou.

Bombardier has previously participated in the supply of 16 metro trains, for Line 1 In Shanghai and 37 trains for Line 2 of the city’s metro system.