Germany has one of the richest railway traditions in the world, and Bombardier Transportation is playing a major role in shaping its progress. Our German production sites have been setting quality standards for decades and continue to advance the full range of modern and innovative rail industry products that are “made in Germany” for the future. Here we develop, manufacture and maintain vehicles and components both for the German market and for customers around the world. We take special pride in managing our international business from Berlin, where our global headquarters has been located since 2002.
We serve people’s mobility needs clear across Germany with a wide range of rail transportation solutions. In many regions, our products form the backbone of urban, regional and intercity transport. Numerous cities successfully rely on a mix of Bombardier solutions for their public transport networks. From metros, trams and light rail vehicles to locomotives and regional and commuter trains, our products are moving millions of people and tonnes of cargo every day. Related services, as well as signaling and rail control solutions, complete our comprehensive portfolio for the German market.
In June 2013, S-Bahn Hamburg ordered 60 new commuter trains.
In June 2016, European rail operator Abellio Rail Suedwest ordered 48 trains.
In September 2006, a contract for up to 210 vehicles was awarded by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe.
In 2008, a contract for up to 800 cars was awarded by Deutsche Bahn.
In 2011, a contract for up to 300 trains was awarded by Deutsche Bahn to Siemens as lead manufacturer. Bombardier’s supply share as Siemens’ partner and supplier is around one third.
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TX Logistik ordered as launch customer 40 TRAXX MS3 freight locomotives.
HSL Logistik presents each of its TRAXX AC3 locomotives in a different livery.
Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo uses the support diesel engine for electric locomotives.
SRT was the first private operator to order a TRAXX locomotive with last-mile functionality.
Rolling stock leasing company Railpool has to date ordered nearly 200 TRAXX locomotives.
Deutsche Bahn signed agreements for 400 TRAXX AC and 200 TRAXX diesel multi-engine locomotives – the next TRAXX generation.
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Moving with battery power - the TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit enables operation on non-electrified track sections, presenting the green alternative to diesel trains.