Bombardier: Department for Transport confirms Thameslink deal

The Department for Transport has confirmed that Bombardier has lost out on the £1.6bn contract to Siemens.

It also confirmed the deal is in the Alcatel standstill period and will not be formally announced for ten days.

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Bombardier loses contract

Derby-based company Bombardier has lost out on the £1.6bn Thameslink contract to Siemens putting more jobs under threat.