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Bombardier to build 140 coaches for Swiss railway


The Swiss Federal Railways recently awarded a $178 million contract to Bombardier Transportation to supply 140 low-floor passenger coaches. The agreement includes an option for an additional 48 vehicles, which would bring the total contract value to $234 million.

Scheduled to be delivered between July 2008 and July 2012, the coaches will replace cars in the railway’s regional train fleet.

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