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Bombardier Celebrates 100 Years of Rail Control Leadership

Bombardier Celebrates 100 Years of Rail Control Leadership
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Bombardier is celebrating 100 years of leadership in rail signalling. The century will be a celebration of its Rail Control Solutions (RCS) division, and will be marked world wide by a series of employee events reflecting the global reach of Bombardier’s rail control business. The technology produced have transformed rail travel and the have contributed greatly to the signalling industry.

Bombardier Rail Signal Solutions

The anniversary is celebrated on the date of the inauguration of the Ericsson Railway Technical Department in Sweden, an important business to the Bombardier rail control business. Since then, Bombardiers RCS presence has expanded to include over 3,600 employees at 27 sites on six continents.

Peter Cedervall, President, Rail Control Solutions Division, Bombardier Transportation, said, In looking back on 100 years of Bombardier signalling history, we can take great pride in the game changing technologies introduced by our highly experienced teams working with our customers. Continuously adapting the latest technology has ensured vast improvements in the safety and speed of rail travel as well as connectivity, automation and capacity. We look forward to shaping the future of signalling for many years to come.

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