Bombardier Transportation : Bombardier Wins Order to Supply TALENT 2 Trains for National Express

 Bombardier Transportation : Bombardier Wins Order to Supply TALENT 2 Trains
                             for National Express

  *Order valued at approximately 170 million euro strengthens market position
    of Bombardier electric multiple units (EMUs) in Germany

  *Passenger comfort and state-of-the-art technology boost regional rail

BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - June 4, 2013) - Editors' Note: There is a
photo associated with this press release.

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has
won an order from National Express Rail GmbH, a German subsidiary of the
British National Express Group (NX), to supply 35 BOMBARDIER TALENT 2 EMUs for
regional service. A consortium of National Express and IntEgro Verkehr won the
licence in a Europe-wide tender to operate services on the lines RE 7
"Rhein-Munsterland-Express" and RB 48 "Rhein-Wupper-Bahn". The order is valued
at approximately 170 million euro ($221 million US) plus spare parts.

Bombardier will supply three-car and five-car TALENT 2 trains with a
comfortable interior design. The modern vehicles set a high standard in
ecological sustainability, which is proved by a certified product declaration
according to the European system EMAS (Eco Management and Audit Scheme).
Almost all the materials used can be recycled, thereby optimising energy and
resource efficiency. The aerodynamic electric trains can reach speeds up to
160 km/h and feature many doors with improved access for people with
restricted mobility. The motor cars include a separate driver's door.

The air-conditioned TALENT 2 trains offer ample and comfortable seating in the
first and second class sections while multi-purpose areas provide space for
prams, wheelchairs and bicycles. Other interior features include passenger
information monitors showing details on connecting trains, video monitoring as
well as large, disabled-friendly toilets and an extra standard toilet in the
five-car vehicles. National Express will operate the trains, equipped with an
automatic coupling at every front end, predominantly in multiple traction.
Bombardier will deliver the trains in 2015.

Tobias Richter, Managing Director of National Express Rail GmbH in Dusseldorf,
Germany, is looking forward to the new trains. "National Express is proud of
its first order in rail transportation in Germany and of its procurement of
the vehicles from Bombardier. Our top priority is to offer our future
passengers an excellent service. The new TALENT 2 trains provide an essential
foundation for this goal. Now we are focusing on the timely start of operation
of both lines between Bonn, Cologne, Wuppertal, Hagen Hamm, Munster and Rheine
in December 2015."

Today's passengers expect convenient and flexible travel options that offer
sustainability, easy access, comfort and punctuality. Modern vehicles like
Bombardier's TALENT 2 trains meet these requirements and encourage more people
to switch from road to rail.

Bombardier products such as the TALENT 2 are currently the only rolling stock
in the rail industry for which continuous improvement in environmental
performance regarding both production and the vehicles are certified
externally according to EMAS. The product properties are documented in an EPD
(Environmental Product Declaration) according to ISO 14025, validated
externally in line with EMAS and the international EPD® system. EPDs are
public documents summarising the ecological efficiency and environmental
impact of a product over its entire lifecycle in a way that is transparent for
customers and other stakeholders. Bombardier created the TALENT 2 EPD
according to the rules (Product Category Rules - PCR) agreed within the
Association of the European Rail Industry UNIFE and the principles of the
international EPD system (see Note to Editors below).

For more information about Bombardier's product responsibility strategy, visit
the company's Corporate Social Responsibility website

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 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, 2012,
we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Note to Editors

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The TALENT 2 EPD is available at

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BOMBARDIER, TALENT and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its

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