Bombardier Wins Rail Contract in US

7 September 2010 (Last Updated September 7th, 2010 18:30)

Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 100 MultiLevel commuter rail cars from the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) in the US. The $267m (€210m) contract also has an option for supplying an additional 79 vehicles. The cars feature upper and lower

Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 100 MultiLevel commuter rail cars from the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) in the US.

The $267m (€210m) contract also has an option for supplying an additional 79 vehicles.

The cars feature upper and lower seating levels and a comfortable intermediate level at each end, with 15-30% more seating capacity for each coach.

They also feature large side doors located at the intermediate level to provide accessibility from high and low-level platforms.

NJ Transit is the largest state-wide public transportation system in the US.