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Netherlands transit agency contracts Bombardier to build light-rail vehicles

Bombardier Transportation recently obtained a $100 million contract from Rotterdam, Netherlands, public transit agency RET to design and build 21 FLEXITY Swift vehicles.

Scheduled to be delivered between January and November 2008, the light-rail vehicles will feature a new drivers’ cab interior design and three-car bi-directional configuration. The cars will operate on the new RandstadRail system, which will connect Rotterdam, The Hague and Zoetermeer.

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