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11/4/2002



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Australia's V/Line buys DMUs from Bombardier


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Australia’s Victorian State Government and V/Line recently awarded Bombardier Transportation a $69.5 million contract for nine two-car diesel multiple units (DMUs) to be used for regional service.



The contract, a follow-on agreement to a deal originally inked in November 2001, brings to 38 the total number of cars ordered from Bombardier for nearly $300 million. The agreement also includes a provision for 15 years’ maintenance for the trains.



Bombardier plans to begin delivering the 38 train sets in late 2004.


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