Canadian Manufacturing

Israel Railways, Bombardier ink $158M deal for 72 new passenger coaches

Order part of framework agreement signed in October 2010, when 150 coaches were ordered by ISR

September 26, 2012  by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

BERLIN—Israel Railways (ISR) has ordered an additional 72 double-deck coaches from Bombardier Transportation.

The order is part of a framework agreement signed in October 2010, when 150 coaches were ordered by ISR, according to Bombardier.

The 72 car deal is worth approximately $158-million.

Bombardier manufactures and tests the coaches at its Görlitz plant in Germany before they are completed by Bombardier’s partner in Israel, the Dimona-based company Matar.

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