Bombardier Awarded Fleet Operations and Maintenance Extension

Bombardier Awarded Fleet Operations and Maintenance Extension with GO
Transit in Toronto 
- Commuter rail system one of most popular in North America  
- Long-lasting customer relationship to continue 
- Services expertise adds value to customers 
BERLIN, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/21/12 -- Rail technology leader
Bombardier Transportation announced today that Ontario's Metrolinx/GO
Transit has exercised options for 10 years of fleet operations and
maintenance services for its commuter rail system serving the city of
Toronto and surrounding regions. The total value of these two
contracts, which are extended to 2023, is approximately $927 million
CDN ($937 million US, 707 million euro). 
A division of Metrolinx, GO Transit is the regional public transit
service for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, carrying 62
million passengers a year. GO runs 187 train trips and 2,075 bus
trips daily, transporting about 226,300 passengers on a typical
weekday - 175,300 on the trains and 51,000 by bus. Since service
began in the late 1960s, more than a billion riders have taken the GO
Train or Bus - to work or school, to go home, or for leisure
"GO Transit is one of the most vibrant commuter rail operators in
North America and has been a huge success story for more than 40
years. For Bombardier, being part of this success is more than
gratifying," said Raymond Bachant, President, Bombardier
Transportation North America. "This extension confirms once more
Bombardier's leadership position as a services provider for passenger
rail fleets in North America and worldwide. Our strong services
portfolio complements our innovative products and technologies,
allowing us to form a true partnership with our customers throughout
the entire product life cycle." 
Bombardier has provided fleet maintenance services to GO Transit
since 1997 and operations since 2008 and has also supplied more than
600 BOMBARDIER BiLevel rail coaches that make up the transit
authority's commuter rail fleet. BiLevel coaches are manufactured at
production facilities in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The BiLevel car is the
most popular multi-level commuter rail car in North America, with
operations in 14 major cities across Canada and the United States. 
About Bombardier Transportation Services in North America  
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.
The company has a long-standing track record of providing operations
and maintenance services to transit systems across North America,
including Agence Metropolitaine de Transport in Montreal, the
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, New Jersey Transit, North
County Transit District in California, OC Transpo in Ottawa, the
South Florida Regional Transit Authority and the Southern California
Regional Rail Authority. Bombardier also recently won an order from
Maryland Transit Administration and supports transit systems with
overhaul and refurbishment programs and material and technology
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 Montreal, Canada. Our shares are
traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the
Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the
fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3
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