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August 24, 2016

Bombardier wins service and maintenance contract for LNVG regional trains in Germany

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from German regional rail authority Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to provide rail vehicle service and fleet maintenance.

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from German regional rail authority Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to provide rail vehicle service and fleet maintenance.

Bombardier will service 220 Twindexx Vario double-deck trains and 29 Traxx locomotives, as well as eight Traxx diesel carriages from LNVG’s vehicle pool. The company will also become the registered keeper.

LNVG's chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Menn said: "The high availability and efficiency of our rail passenger locomotives and double-deck cars is an important prerequisite for passenger satisfaction.

"We will reach an unparalleled level of availability and this will have a positive impact on ridership."

"Bombardier will service 220 Twindexx Vario double-deck trains and 29 Traxx locomotives, as well as eight Traxx diesel carriages from LNVG’s vehicle pool."

LNVG organises regional rail traffic in Germany between Harz Germany and the North Sea. It has outsourced its fleet maintenance to Bombardier since delivery of the first trains in 2003.

Bombardier Transportation's locomotives, light-rail vehicles, and services, Central and Eastern Europe president Michael Fohrer said: "This truly proves our ability to identify key areas on the value chain where we can provide added value and benefits to our customers.

"For many years we have been a strong partner to LNVG and the region of Lower Saxony and are proud to once again have been chosen to provide our strong services offering to increase reliability and service in the region."

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