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BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION : Le ferrovie di Stato ungheresi si affidano ai locomotori BOMBARDIER TRAXX
22/01/2010 10:30:00



MAV effettua un ordine per 25 locomotori per il trasporto passeggeri nazionale e internazionale

BERLINO, GERMANIA--(Marketwire - 21 gennaio 2010) - Bombardier Transportation ha ricevuto dalle ferrovie di Stato ungheresi MAV un ordine per 25 locomotori BOMBARDIER TRAXX P 160 AC, per un valore di circa 80 milioni di euro (112 milioni di dollari). Il contratto prevede anche un'opzione per altri 25 locomotori. La consegna del primo locomotore è prevista per la primavera del 2011.

Secondo MAV i locomotori (che funzionano a corrente alternata - CA), saranno utilizzati per il trasporto passeggeri in Ungheria e per il trasporto transfrontaliero verso Austria e Germania.

Dr. Imre Márkus, Chief Executive Officer of MAV-TRAKCIO Co. commented: "Our locomotive investment project and the purchase of the new TRAXX locomotives are very important for achieving better energy efficiency within our fleet and replac ing older locomotives. The new locomotives will contribute to the modernization and energy effectiveness of the Hungarian railways. They will enable MAV-TRAKCIO Co. to reduce maintenance costs and continue to fulfill more contractual obligations for international corridors."

Åke Wennberg, President of the Locomotives and Equipment Division of Bombardier Transportation, said: "The TRAXX locomotive is proving itself superbly in the market. There are currently around 800 TRAXX locomotives in service in Europe alone. We are very pleased that MAV too, has now placed its trust in our electric locomotives, and that we can therefore contribute to the further development of passenger rail transport in Hungary."

The TRAXX product family is designed for the transport of goods as well as passengers in national and international routes on all networks. It consists of three electric variants (multi-system, alternating and direct current locomotives) and a diesel-electric des ign. The TRAXX locomotives are characterised by their modular assembly as well as their innovative BOMBARDIER MITRAC propulsion and controls system, already in use in over 3,800 locomotives worldwide.

The final assembly of the AC locomotives for MAV will take place at the Bombardier plant in Kassel, Germany. The car bodies will be produced at Bombardier's site in Wroclaw, Poland, the bogies in Siegen, Germany and the bogie frames in our Hungarian site of Mátranovák. The Mannheim and Hennigsdorf sites, in Germany, will supply the propulsion and controls technology as well as the propulsion equipment.

About Bombardier in Hungary

Bombardier Transportation is present in Hungary with the majority owned manufacturing plant in Dunakeszi and the fully owned bogie frame factory in Mátranovák, employing together approximately 1,500 people. The activities in the Dunakeszi plant include the manufacturing, refurbishing, reengineering, overhauling and maintaining of p assenger rail vehicles.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation, the global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and has a presence in over 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier

A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2009, were %24;19.7 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.

Note to Editors

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BOMBARDIER, TRAXX, MITRAC and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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Contacts: Canada and United States: Talal Zouaoui +1 450 441 3007 talal.zouaoui@ca.transport.bombardier.com

Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe: Heiner Spannuth +49 30 98607 1134 heiner.spannuth@de.transport.bombardier.com

Nordic Countries: Jonny Hedberg +46 10 852 5062 jonny.hedberg@se.transport.bombardier.com

Russia: Alexander Bocharov +7 495 775 1830 alexander.bocharov@ru.transport.bombardier.com UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand,

other countries: Neil Harvey +44 1332 266470 neil.harvey@uk.transport.bombardier.com

Benelux: Janet Olthof +49 30 98607 1141 et.olthof@fr.transport.bombardier.com

France: Anne Froger +33 6 07 78 95 38 anne.froger@fr.transport.bombardier.com

South Europe, Brazil and India: Luis Ramos +35 1 919 693 728 luis.ramos@pt.transport.bombardier.com

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