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Bombardier Plays Important Development Role as Partner and Supplier of Siemens in the Major Deutsche Bahn Project ICx

13.06.2011



Bombardier Transportation has signed a framework agreement with Siemens AG to become a partner to develop and supply important components of up to 300 ICx high speed trains for Deutsche Bahn (DB AG). The first call-off for 130 trains is worth an estimated 1.3 billion euro ($1.8 billion US) to Bombardier. DB AG is planning to place an additional call-off with Siemens for a further 90 trains.

The combined order volume of 220 trains would be worth approximately 2.1 billion euro ($3 billion US) to Bombardier. The framework agreement between Siemens and DB AG also includes an option for up to 80 additional trains that could be ordered at any time until the year 2030.
 
Bombardier Transportation, a 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.
 
Source: Bombardier