Bombardier Want to Be in Indian Railway Market

Bombardier Want to Be in Indian Railway Market
September 5, 2009 2:51 am

Bombardier has revealed that it is expecting to sell nearly 1,000 rail cars to India over the next three years.

The forcecast is based on plans by India to invest nearly $17.7bn (INR850bn) in metro rail networks in six cities by 2015, for which 500 rail cars are expected to be needed every year for the next 20 years.
Bombardier Asian passengers division president Kristian Mikkelsen said that the company expects to garner as much as 30% of the Indian market for such coaches.
“We are looking at India as a long-term market,” Mikkelsen said.
Bombardier has already won contracts to supply 424 coaches to the Delhi Metro and is also planning to bid for further orders for metro projects in the cities of Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai.
Bombardier already has metro rail car factories in India, one in Gujarat and another in Savli. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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