Bombardier Transportation
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Bombardier Transportation

January 25, 2008 09:00 ET

Bombardier Extends Maintenance Contract With HSBC Rail in the UK

Agreement Will Continue Maintenance of HSBC Rail's Electric Multiple Units to 2014

BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2008) - Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has extended its maintenance contract with HSBC Rail (UK) Limited for a fleet of electric multiple units. The contract extension formed part of the terms of the original contract from 1994 and extends the existing maintenance services from 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2014. There is a further option to extend the period again through to 2021. The value of the contract extension is approximately 70 million euros ($104 million US).

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About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation has its global headquarters in Berlin, Germany with a presence in over 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide. The Group offers the broadest product portfolio and is recognized as the leader in the global rail sector.

About Bombardier

A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from regional aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2007, were $14.8 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.

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