Bombardier Transportation : Bombardier Refutes Claims by Deutsche Bahn
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 4, 2013) - Bombardier Transportation
publicly refutes the claims of Deutsche Bahn regarding the S-Bahn Berlin 481
series as without merit and the allegations as defamatory. Bombardier reserves
all its rights with regard to these defamatory accusations.
General warranty for the S-Bahn Berlin 481 series ended in 2007 by mutual
agreement. Up to that time, availability had regularly exceeded 98% - a strong
performance compared to similar rail systems in Europe. From the start, S-Bahn
Berlin has been responsible for its own maintenance. Bombardier Transportation
has no contractual obligations regarding the maintenance and repair of the 481
Bombardier Transportation believes that prolonged litigation is not in the
interests of either company and remains open to dialogue with Deutsche Bahn.
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broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and
services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIERECO4
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and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve
total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier
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customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an
installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.
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.
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