October 24, 2016 12:39 AM ET


Company Overview of Bombardier Transportation GmbH

Company Overview

Bombardier Transportation GmbH designs, manufactures, and sells rail transportation solutions in Germany and internationally. The company offers various rail vehicles, including metros, regional and commuter trains, trams and light rail vehicles, electric and diesel single-and double-deck multiple unit trains (with and without tilting systems), passenger coaches, locomotives, and high speed trains for urban, regional, and intercity transport. It also offers propulsion and control equipment; bogies; fleet maintenance, operations and maintenance, vehicle refurbishment and modernization, and material management services; transportation systems; rail control solutions for mass transit and mainli...

Schöneberger Ufer 1

Berlin,  10785


Founded in 1974


49 309 8607 0


49 309 8607 2000

Key Executives for Bombardier Transportation GmbH

Chairman of Management Board and President of Mainline, Metros, Central/Eastern Europe & CIS
Age: 46
Vice President of Finance
Age: 59
Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier Inc and President of Bombardier Inc
Age: 53
President of Rail Control Solutions Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Bombardier Transportation GmbH Key Developments

Bombardier Transportation Appoints Claas Belling as Head of External Communications

Bombardier Transportation announced that Claas Belling has been appointed Head of External Communications at the company's headquarters in Berlin, Germany. Claas Belling will manage the global external communications, including marketing communications and group media relations, in close cooperation with Bombardier Transportation's local media relations representatives in their respective countries. In his role he reports to Cecile Vion-Lanctuit, Vice President Communications at Bombardier Transportation. Belling joins from Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH where he led the external communications for the international business. Prior to this, he managed communications for the manned military aircraft and services business at Airbus Defence and Space starting in 2008.

Bombardier Transportation Announces Complete Portfolio of Products and Services to Explore at Innotrans 2016

Bombardier Transportation has announced that from September 20 to 23, 2016, visitors at InnoTrans 2016 can explore Bombardier's complete portfolio of products and services. In 2016, Bombardier will be using a captivating virtual reality technology to showcase how its broad portfolio of solutions addresses the mobility challenges faced by cities and societies around the globe. For the first time, the company will exhibit its BOMBARDIER MOVIA Maxx metro platform. Designed for rapidly growing cities around the world, the high capacity MOVIA Maxx metro offers maximum value based on a modular and flexible single solution that can be easily adapted to the specific requirements of operators. Now more than ever, a metro project's affordability is a vital precondition to its success. That is why the MOVIA Maxx metro platform has been designed to deliver best value for money in terms of passenger capacity, energy consumption, reliability and availability. Bombardier will also launch its BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 train, the next generation of the successful TALENT regional train family. Building upon the successes of its predecessors, the TALENT 3 platform addresses the challenges of operational flexibility with improved energy efficiency and enhanced maintainability. The TALENT 3 train is also a truly European-wide train. It is equipped with ETCS and able to operate across borders on the various European rail power systems. Its compliance with TSI and EN standardization has enabled it to be approved for operation throughout Europe. The TALENT 3 also represents the first time an electrical multiple unit TALENT train is available with a BOMBARDIER PRIMOVE lithium-ion battery system.Visitors can explore Bombardier's complete range of services solutions through business cases from across the globe. From overhaul and modernization, to operations and maintenance, and long-term supply agreements, Bombardier's services solutions improve a fleet's reliability and optimize its lifecycle costs. A key highlight is the BOMBARDIER OPTIFLO solution that covers a full range of aftermarket services including help desk, technical support, obsolescence management and asset and configuration management. The OPTIFLO solution will premier Bombardier's Infrastructure Management service, which uses hardware and software to capture and analyse diagnostic and performance data from signalling systems and products. In addition to these vehicles being launched at InnoTrans, Bombardier Transportation continues to further develop its already established locomotive and tram platforms.

Bombardier Transportation Opens New South African Production Site and Headquarters

Bombardier Transportation has inaugurated its new South African production site and headquarters at an event held in Isando, Johannesburg on 25th of August 2016. In April 2014, South African state-owned freight and logistics company Transnet awarded Bombardier a contract for the supply of electric locomotives as part of a ZAR 50 billion contract. The majority of the locomotives are being built at Transnet Engineering's plants in Koedoespoort, Pretoria and Edwin Swales in Durban. All bidders committed to stringent localization requirements, including technology transfer, supplier development and job creation. The new 6,000 square meter facility will produce BOMBARDIER MITRAC high power propulsion equipment for use in the Transnet Locomotives project, for which Bombardier is delivering 240 BOMBARDIER TRAXX Africa locomotives. The site will also be home to a testing center for high power traction converters and electrical cubicles and will become the headquarters for Bombardier Transportation in South Africa in October.

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