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Vienna transit agency orders light-rail vehicles from Bombardier-led joint venture

Vienna, Austria’s Wiener Linien recently ordered 38 light-rail vehicles from a Bombardier Transportation-led joint venture for its U6 line. The contract includes an option for an additional 42 vehicles.

Under its $91 million portion of the $121 million contract, Bombardier will build the low-floor vehicles at its Vienna facilities. Vossloh Kiepe will be responsible for the vehicles’ electrical equipment.

Bombardier plans to deliver the vehicles between late 2006 and mid-2008.

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