Bombardier awarded €72m

Bombardier Transportation has received an order worth approximately €72m to supply 53 double-deck coaches to Deutsche Bahn for the Dresden suburban rail network.


Bombardier Transportation has received an order worth approximately €72m to supply 53 double-deck coaches to Deutsche Bahn (DB) for the Dresden suburban rail network.



The order is an option from the 2003 framework agreement that included an initial order for 298 double-deck coaches and an option for a further 300.



The thirteen control coaches and forty intermediate coaches with low-floor entry will be manufactured at Bombardier’s Görlitz plant in Germany. The bogies will be supplied by the Bombardier team in Siegen, also in Germany.


The coaches will be delivered as intermediate and control coaches and include full climate control in the first and second class sections. Multi-purpose compartments, wide entries designed to allow access for persons with special needs and electronic information systems will also be provided.