Bombardier signs £1billion Crossrail contract

Derby-based trainmaker Bombardier has officially signed a £1 billion contract to supply stock for the new Crossrail line in London after being awarded the deal earlier this year.

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Derby College preparing for new Bombardier jobs

Derby college say they are training enough new engineers to fill all the new jobs created by Bombardier's 1 billion pound contract.

Derby College trains young engineers Credit: ITV Central

The contract secures the future of 760 jobs and will create 244 new positions.

Engineering courses at Derby College Credit: ITV Central
Young engineering students at Derby college Credit: ITV Central

Derby college provides tailor made courses for jobs with Bombardier and Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce are also campaigning for the HS2 Academy to be based in Derby.

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