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Bombardier to Highlight Urban Solutions at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin

August 27, 2014 Berlin Transportation,  Press Release

  • Bombardier to present industry-leading urban mobility solutions
  • First ever exhibition of the BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 technology
  • Bi-directional low-floor BOMBARDIER FLEXITY 2 tram to be presented
  • Wireless charging for buses with BOMBARDIER PRIMOVE solution on show

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation will present key products from its portfolio of urban mobility solutions at InnoTrans 2014, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from September 23 to 26, 2014. Bombardier will also show a wide range of its latest rolling stock including locomotives to double-deck, high-speed trains.

For the first time, Bombardier will exhibit its BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 technology. The sleek two-car Monorail train is destined for the new King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the most ambitious, visionary and progressive urban developments in the world today. Perfect for cities and airports, the lightweight, wide-bodied, aerodynamically styled INNOVIA Monorail 300 trains are combined with the service-proven BOMBARDIER

CITYFLO 650 automatic train control technology for driverless operation to offer customers a complete turnkey solution that is fast to build and cost-efficient to implement and operate.

Bombardier will also display an attractive new BOMBARDIER FLEXITY 2 tram for Flemish Transport operator De Lijn. With their inspirational design, 48 modern and spacious low-floor vehicles will substantially increase capacity and define the cityscapes of Ghent and Antwerp for decades to come. An innovation journey will provide exhibition visitors with the opportunity to experience new, revolutionary solutions for the tram sector designed to further enhance safety, increase passenger comfort and optimize vehicle architecture. Innovations to be showcased include a driver assistance system, an airbag protecting pedestrians, an airless sanding system, FLEXITY 2 platform features, dimmable glazing and antimicrobial surface treatment.

BOMBARDIER PRIMOVE solutions represent a major leap forward by making the shift to electric mobility easy and achievable for cities and operators. The flexible portfolio for electric rail and road vehicles is the world’s only one-stop shop for true e-mobility, minimising air, noise and visual pollution. It includes the inductive PRIMOVE fast charging system, the lightweight, long-life PRIMOVE battery system and the efficient PRIMOVE propulsion system; all of which will be on display at InnoTrans 2014. Bombardier will also present two PRIMOVE equipped e-bus vehicles from current projects in Germany. Bus operators benefit especially from the concept of high power charging at the most convenient points along bus routes, ensuring optimum fleet availability.

Lutz Bertling, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, said, “Delivering solutions for urban mobility is an exciting part of Bombardier’s future. At InnoTrans 2014 we will demonstrate our resilient and sustainable transport infrastructure solutions that can help city leaders to solve urbanization-related challenges.”

Meet the Bombardier Team at InnoTrans 2014 at stand 101 in hall 2.2b.


About Bombardier Transportation

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 for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors

Follow Bombardier Transportation on Twitter @BombardierRail.

BOMBARDIER, INNOVIA, CITYFLO, FLEXITY, PRIMOVE and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

 

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