Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo

Del
  • Order marks the TRAXX 3 platform’s arrival in the Central, Eastern and Southeastern European markets
  • First call off for 10 high-performance TRAXX Multi-System locomotives will strengthen hauling capacity and reduce energy consumption

BERLIN, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Note to editors: To view the photos associated with this press release, please visit the following links:

http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/6de34b48-f11a-498d-9865-4deb67548b01

http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/fb82fb71-44cf-48c2-aa37-1d277fd35ae8

Rail technology leader, Bombardier Transportation and CD Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Czech Railways, have signed a purchase agreement for up to 50 of the newest generation of BOMBARDIER TRAXX Multi-System1 (MS) locomotives. This first call-off is for 10 TRAXX MS3 locomotives.

Ivan Bednárik, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CD Cargo, said, “The new TRAXX MS3 locomotive will be the most modern in our fleet. Its powerful traction and cost-effective long-distance performance will support our international business strategy and be fully interoperable in both the domestic market and neighbouring countries.”

“We are proud of the trust and confidence that our new customer CD Cargo has placed in our innovative TRAXX MS3 locomotive”, said Michael Fohrer, President, Region Central & Eastern Europe, Russia, Israel, CIS and China, Bombardier Transportation. “With this success in the Czech Republic, the order marks the entry of our new locomotive platform in the Central, Eastern and South Eastern European market. Once again, the TRAXX locomotive platform's excellence and its track record of over 2,250 units sold has convinced another important customer.”

The TRAXX MS3 locomotive is the only multi-system locomotive on the market with the Last Mile function that enables it to easily bridge non-electrified track sections found in ports or freight terminals. The vehicle addresses customers’ need for improved profitability, increased flexibility as well as for more reliable performance and availability throughout the locomotive’s entire lifecycle. This new multi-system locomotive will be equipped with the latest version of the European Train Control System, Baseline 3, ensuring seamless operation from day one.

With this new order, 54 modern, interoperable TRAXX multi-system locomotives have been ordered by Czech customers. CD Cargo’s first ten locomotives will be used for freight and passenger transport in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Poland and Hungary while extending the fleet’s operability to Slovenia and Croatia. The locomotives will be assembled at Bombardier’s site in Kassel, Germany, with the carbodies coming from Wroclaw, Poland and the bogies produced in Siegen, Germany.

Bombardier is the second largest rolling stock manufacturing company in Czech Republic. It has more than 1,000 employees in its Ceska Lipa manufacturing site, which is key supplier of welded components for Bombardier’s regional and commuter trains, trams and metros. Bombardier’s products support rail and urban transport in Czech Republic every day. More than 40 TRAXX locomotives are in operation for several operators for whom Bombardier also provides service and maintenance. Moreover, Prague Metro Line A and B are equipped with BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 350 mass transit train control solution.

About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors
To receive our press releases, please visit the RSS Feed section.

Bombardier, OPTIFLO  and TRAXX are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

For Information

Maciej Kaczanowski
Communications, Eastern Europe and CIS
+48 22 520 19 13
maciej.kaczanowski@rail.bombardier.com  
Group Media Relations
+49 30 98607 1687
press@rail.bombardier.com

You can also contact one of our worldwide contacts for specific press inquiries.

________________________
1
A Multi-System locomotive is an electric locomotive able to operate on more than one railway electrification system – useful, for example, when crossing borders.

Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com

NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.

Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Anima Biotech Named U.S. Deal of the Year Winner at Lifestars™ Life Science Awards20.11.2018 16:17Pressemelding

Award recognizes the transformative potential of Anima’s $1B+ collaboration with Lilly BERNARDSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anima Biotech, the leader in the discovery of drugs that specifically control protein translation, has been named winner of the “U.S. Deal of the Year” award at the 2018 Lifestars AwardsTM. “We are delighted to receive this award, which recognizes the power and potential of our Translation Control Therapeutics platform,” said Yochi Slonim, co-founder and chief executive officer of Anima Biotech. “Our deal with Lilly further validates our approach and our partnering strategy of creating exclusive collaborations around our partners’ chosen targets.” “Lifestars presented a fantastic opportunity to bring together a deserved audience and highlight the advances being made in our industry. It’s a testament to Anima Biotech’s efforts that this year’s judging faculty commended them in this manner,” said Neil Darkes, Co-CEO, LSX Ltd. And Lifestars. The int

Cernostics Secures Additional Patents for Proprietary Barrett’s Esophagus Clinical Diagnostics20.11.2018 15:00Pressemelding

US and EU patents for TissueCypher® cover methods for detecting risk of progression to esophageal cancer in Barrett’s esophagus patients PITTSBURGH, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cernostics, developer of next-generation cancer diagnostics and prognostics, announced that it has received a U.S. Patent and a European Notice to Grant for the company’s TissueCypher® Barrett’s Esophagus Assay, adding protection to previously awarded foundational, platform patents granted in 2014. Earlier this month, Cernostics received notification from the European Patent Office that claims will be issued for its patent entitled “Systems and Compositions for Diagnosing Barrett’s Esophagus and Methods for Using the Same.” This notice comes on the heels of a recent issuance of a corresponding U.S. patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,018,631). Cernostics’ recent patent claims relate to the company’s clinical test for predicting disease progression in patients with BE and assessment of the likelihood that BE may fur

Gratomic Announces Over-Subscription Non-Brokered Private Placement20.11.2018 14:00Pressemelding

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gratomic Inc. (“GRAT” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GRAT) (FRANKFURT:CB81, WKN:A143MR) is pleased to announce that the offering of a non-brokered private placement announced on November 16, 2018 has been over-subscribed and the Company will be offering up to 20,000,000 working capital units (the “WC Unit”) for up to $2,000,000 (the “Offering”). Each WC Unit is priced at $0.10 and consists of one (1) common share and one (1) common share purchase warrant (“WC Warrant”). Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) common share (a “WC Warrant Share”) at a price of $0.20 per WC Warrant Share until the earlier of: (i) three (3) years following the Closing of the Offering; and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.30 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the “Final Trading Day”) is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is th

Ondot Systems Named One of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies in Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™20.11.2018 14:00Pressemelding

Ranked Fastest Growing FinTech Company in Silicon Valley with 224 percent revenue growth and over four thousand Financial Institutions now offering its white label service Santa Clara, California, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ondot Systems, the leading provider of Digital Card Services and Customer Empowerment Solutions, today announced that it was named by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500TM as the fastest growing Silicon Valley FinTech company, and one of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. A recent report “Accelerating Digital Transformation in Banking” published by Deloitte on results of a survey of 17,100 consumers across 17 countries concluded that leading technology companies have become the gold standard for digital engagement, thus driving a stronger emotional connection for consumers with these brands over their primary banks. If banks want to keep up, they must engineer their digital exper

Patton Delivers IPv6 Services at the Network Edge20.11.2018 13:15Pressemelding

Implementing enhanced IPv6 in SmartNode VoIP CPE, Patton supports simplified network architectures and lowers operation and maintenance costs for service providers and enterprises. SmartNode VoIP… More than Just Talk! GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patton Electronics—doing business as a bricks-and-mortar manufacturer since 1984—has enhanced IPv6 in its SmartNode CPE, the company announced today. Global expansion of the Internet, proliferation of IP endpoint devices, and the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) means we will soon run out of IPv4 addresses. The IPv6 standard expands available IP addresses octillion times, or at least 17 billion . Everyone has known that for a long time and the hype has been going on for years. Service providers made plans, and some partially implemented IPv6 in their networks. Carriers like Telefonica and T-MOBILE—and enterprises such as Microsoft—have started the changeover. Many large enterprises also planned on it, but have spotty

SoftServe Achieves ISO 13485 Standard for Medical Device Quality Management Systems20.11.2018 13:00Pressemelding

International standard ensures customer and regulatory requirements are consistently met for the lifecycle of medical device products AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, announces it has achieved the ISO 13485:2016 standard – an internationally recognized standard that defines quality management system requirements for medical device manufacturers as set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). SoftServe implemented and established a quality management system compliant with the requirements of ISO 13485:2016. This activity was verified by third-party audits by Loyd’s Register, an accredited certification company. One critical advantage of the certification is it cultivates a preventative approach to assure software medical device quality versus a reactive approach of inspection and rejection during production. “With software as a medical device and software in a medical device continuing to

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom