Bombardier Wins £1B London Crossrail Contract

Law360, New York (February 6, 2014, 1:22 PM EST) -- Canadian plane and train manufacturer Bombardier Inc. has landed a £1 billion ($1.63 billion) contract to supply trains and a new depot for London's £14.8 billion high-speed Crossrail railway, British officials announced Thursday.

Transport for London and the U.K.’s Department for Transport said in a statement that the Bombardier contract covers the supply, delivery and maintenance of 65 new trains and a depot at Old Oak Common. Bombardier has confirmed that the new trains will be manufactured and assembled at the company’s plant in Derby in...
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