BST Wins Maintenance Contract in China
The Bombardier joint venture BST has won a maintenance contract for 656 high-speed train cars in China, to be completed by the end of 2020.
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Italian Transport Operator, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, hosted the maiden journey for the V300ZEFIRO very high speed train, also known as the Frecciarossa 1000 in Italy. The Frecciarossa 1000 ran from Italy’s Milan to the capital Rome. This high speed train is set to start commercial service in June 2015.
Lutz Bertling, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, said, Bombardier has become a strong dedicated long-term partner to the Italian market, we are very proud to have been part of this ambitious project. We value our partnership with Ferrovie dello Stato and thank them for allowing us to play such a key role in the evolution of Italian technological excellence.
The very high-speed Frecciarossa 1000 was manufactured in partnership with AnsaldoBreda and is the latest train to be added to the BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO family. With it’s top speed of 360km/h, the V300ZEFIRO is the fastest train in Europe. It can maintain its high speeds on the winding routes, allowing it to deliver excellent travel times.
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