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Bombardier consortium lands $4.1B Aussie rail deal

The project will renew a transportation system that serves southeastern Queensland



MONTREAL—A consortium led by Bombardier Transportation has won a US$4.1-billion contract from the State of Queensland in Australia.

The group will supply 75 electric passenger trains, a new depot and maintenance for 30 years.

Bombardier says its share of the New Generation Rollingstock project is worth about US$2.7 billion.

The project will renew a transportation system that serves southeastern Queensland, which includes the city of Brisbane.

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