Bombardier Acquires Australias Rail Signalling Services

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Bombardier Transportation has purchased a 100% stake in the Australian Rail Signalling Services (RSS). RSS offers integrated signalling and services with a strong presence in the market, covering mainly Victoria and Southern Australia.

The main aim for RSS is the design, delivery and installation of station interlocking and level crossing systems for mainline and mass transit operations across Australia. Now Bombardier are involved, it will enable the expansion of signalling activities in a market where large investments are planned and will soon strengthens Bombardiers existing presence.

RSS has more than a decade of experience, an in-depth understanding of the market and currently employs 45 people. The current management team remains in position to ensure continued success as part of Bombardier’s global Rail Control Solutions Business.

When asked about the new partnership Peter Cedervall, President, Rail Control Solutions Division, Bombardier Transportation, said: Combining the world class skills of both companies will drive further growth of our signalling activities in Australia, which is a home market for Bombardier.

Stewart Bracken and Martin Scanlon, Directors RSS, added: RSS is pleased to become an integral part of Bombardier. Bringing together Bombardiers global and RSS local expertise will provide the Australian market with advanced, innovative and cost effective rail signalling solutions for all levels of complexity.

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