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Bombardier Transportation

October 12, 2017 04:56 ET

Bombardier Showcases its Latest Solutions and Services at Nordic Rail

- Highlights include Bombardier's rail control innovations and latest-generation Object Controller System

- Conference presentations emphasize the importance of smart rail systems and preventative maintenance

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwired - Oct. 12, 2017) -

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Bombardier's Object Controller System

Bombardier Transportation at Nordic Rail

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is showcasing its latest technologies at Scandinavia's largest industry event and conference this week. The bi-annual Elmia Nordic Rail is being held in Jönköping, Sweden between October 10 and 12.

Bombardier's presence at Nordic Rail includes its latest solutions for the Nordic market, including the BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO intercity and high-speed platform, global Services and the BOMBARDIER OPTIFLO rail control service solutions. In addition, for the first time in the Nordics, show visitors are able to see Bombardier's latest-generation Object Controller System (OCS) system, a vital part of the rail control solutions installed across the region.

"Our presence at Nordic Rail yet again emphasises our commitment to the Nordic Market" said Thore Sekkenes, Managing Director Sweden, Bombardier Transportation. "With our local presence in Sweden and a network of service centres, we understand - and can meet - the specific mobility requirements for the Nordic rail industry, from our latest intercity and high-speed vehicle platforms to better connect passengers, to our services offerings to keep trains running, to our rail control solutions which ensure effective infrastructure management".

Bombardier speakers kicked off the event with a well-attended seminar on smart traffic systems and shared their experience in the seamless integration of mainline signalling systems into the interoperable European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) upgrade that is being installed across the region. Bombardier also presented its thought leadership with regards to smart traffic management systems, digitalisation and the future look and feel of trains.

At the stand, visitors are also able to see a live demo of Bombardier's OPTIFLO solution and its predictive maintenance functionality, as has been tested on Stockholm's Arlanda Line. The show also features the official Nordic launch of Bombardier's most advanced Object Controller System (OCS) system, a vital part of rail control solutions providing the interface between central traffic control and wayside equipment. The latest-generation, known as the OCS 950 version 5, provides an improved interface including the possibility of remote download of data and maintenance information for more advanced diagnostics as well as the latest in cyber security protection.

Please visit us at Elmia Nordic Rail, Stand B02:46, Oct 10-12.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 37,150 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada and our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, we posted revenues of $16.3 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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