Bombardier wins contract to supply extra LRVs to Germany

Bombardier Transportation, the rail-equipment division of Canadian company Bombardier, has won an order to supply an additional 78 Bombardier Flexity Swift high-floor light rail vehicles (LRVs) and 10 Flexity Classic trams to the Frankfurt Transport Authority, VGF in Germany.

The LRVs are scheduled to be delivered between January 2014 and June 2017 and the trams will arrive in Frankfurt/Main between August and December 2012.

The orders, which are options under two contracts signed with VGF in March 2006 and June 2002, are valued at approximately €191m (£160m).