Bombardier signs train set contract with Trenitalia

Train design company Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed a contract with Italian railway operator Trenitalia for the delivery of 50 high-speed train sets from the Bombardier Zefiro high-speed train range.

The V300ZEFIRO − known as ETR 1000 in Italy − is developed in partnership with Ansaldobreda, a subsidiary of Italian industrial group Finmeccanica.

The total contract is valued at €1.5bn (£1.3bn), with Bombardier’s share of the contract valued at €652m.