New contract for Bombardier

A new contract has been signed today for Derby-based Bombardier to provide another 116 carriages for use on the Thameslink service through London.

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Transport Secretary to view Derby-based trains

Bombardier in Derby Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

£180 million worth of train carriages built at Derby-based Bombardier will be on show for the Transport Minister, Patrick McLoughlin, today.

The 130 carriages are being tested in London and will be rolled out across the city in December.

Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin Credit: David Jones/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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