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  • Bombardier: From rail to metro in India

    Multinational company, Bombardier, has been closely involved in transforming India’s rail network since 1993. But the company, which invested in India for over 50 years, has been a long term partner of Indian Railways. Now, this company is not limited to Railways but is also involved with other mass transit systems. Jescilia Karayamparambil writes about the company’s activities…

  • Natural gas price up 16pc to $2.89 mmBtu

    New Delhi : Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier Friday signed a pact with budget carrier SpiceJet for sale of up to 50 turboprop jets valued at $1.7 billion. Upon delivery, the airline will become the first in the world to operate a 90-seat turboprop, pending certification by regulatory authorities, Bombardier said in a release. Owned by serial entrepreneur Ajay Singh, SpiceJet had in June this year announced plans to purchase up to 50

  • Bombardier to make India exports hub for passenger trains

    Mumbai : Canada-based passenger trains maker Bombardier is planning to develop India as the exports hub for its products and solutions to cater to Europe, South America and the Middle East markets.

  • Modified Bombardier rake reaches Mumbai

    Mumbai : After two Bombardier trains, the third train with modification is all set to be included in the fleets of trains on Western Railway (WR)  in another week after it reached Virar on Wednesday. The train had departed from Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Chennai on July 16 and took six days to reach the city.

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    Report: Bombardier accused of corruption in South Korea

    Montreal: South Korean prosecutors are accusing Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier of making gifts to local officials in the East Asian country as it pursued a metro contract, Radio-Canada public television reported today. The corruption allegations stem from gifts and free trips to Canada offered to civil servants and politicians from the Seoul suburb of Yongin, which chose Bombardier to build an elevated train system, Radio-Canada said, citing the investigation report.

  • CR track conversion work to be completed before Dec

    Mumbai : ‘Achche din’ are here for Central Railway (CR) commuters. After several delays and missed deadlines, the entire track from Kalyan to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) has been converted from DC to AC.