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Bombardier signs $170M maintenance deal with Virgin Trains

Will maintain U.K. firm's Super Voyager fleet through March 2016

LONDON—Bombardier’s rail arm says it has struck a maintenance deal with Virgin Trains worth $170-million over the next three years.

According to Bombardier Transportation, it will continue to maintain Virgin’s Super Voyager fleet that operates on the United Kingdom’s West Coast main line through March 2016.

The firm says it will maintain the trains at its Central Rivers depot in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, which employs 360 people.

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