Bombardier-led group wins signalling contract from Latvian Railways

28 January 2013 (Last Updated January 28th, 2013 18:30)

A consortium of Bombardier and Belam Riga has secured a LVL9.5m ($18.2m) contract from Latvian Railways (LDz) to build and upgrade signalling and associated infrastructure systems in the district of Bolderaja in the Latvian capital, Riga.

A consortium of Bombardier and Belam Riga has secured a LVL9.5m ($18.2m) contract from Latvian Railways (LDz) to build and upgrade signalling and associated infrastructure systems in the district of Bolderaja in the Latvian capital, Riga.

Bombardier will design, install, test and commission its Interflo 200 solution on a section of the Bolderaja – Zasulauks line, which links Riga with the Bolderaja and Riga harbour area.

The Canadian rail manufacturer will also install its EBI Lock 950 R4 computer-based interlocking (CBI), EBI Screen 2000 centralised traffic control (CTC) and EBI Gate 2000 level crossing systems.

Delivery of the equipment is scheduled to be completed by late 2015.

Bombardier, which has a $7.1m share in the new contract, has already delivered CBI and CTC systems to the Latvian rail network since it entered the Latvian market in 1998.

The company’s equipment now controls and monitors more than 800 points, 1,600 signals, 1,700 track circuits and 120 level crossing systems.

Bombardier’s Interflo 200 system is installed in countries around the world, including Brazil, Russia, Thailand and across Europe.