Thailand: Bombardier Signs Agreement for Rail Engineering School in Thailand
Bombardier Transportation has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with with Navamindradhiraj University, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (Bangkok), The Krungthep Thanakom Co., Ltd., Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTS) and AMR Asia Co. Ltd to provide engineering expertise to teachers and students for the next four years.
The partnerships will enhance cooperation between the partners to develop local skills and expertise in urban rail transit, as well as aviation, naval and associated industries. As part of the deal, Bombardier will work with the Urban Community College of Bangkok (UCCB) to establish a new Associate Degree Program in Rail Technology.
Gregory Enjalbert, Head of Asia Pacific, Rail Control Solutions, Bombardier Transportation, said:
“Bombardier is fully committed to developing local expertise in Thailand. We are able to contribute our almost twenty year’s presence in the Thai rail industry, a highly skilled team and prior experience in working with the educational sector. I will be very proud to see the first graduates benefit from this new partnership.”
The MoU follows a partnership with Kasetsart University to provide rail engineering courses , illustrating Bombardier’s dedication to investing in local markets.