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Bombardier named Transport Supplier of the Year

Midlands-based manufacturer Bombardier has been named Transport Supplier of the Year at the UK National Transport Awards.

The award recognises the Derby-based firm's role in upgrading the London Underground's Victoria Line and supporting train operators during the London 2012 Olympics.

Bombardier has been named Transport Supplier of the Year Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

Bombardier designed and built 376 new Bombardier Movia metro trains for the Victoria Line from its base in Derby.

The line is now the most reliable service on the London Underground network.