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Derby-based Bombardier wins £1bn Crossrail contract

Derby-based company Bombardier has won a £1 billion contract to supply trains for the cross-London Crossrail project, the Department for Transport and Transport for London have announced.

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Bombardier deal 'great news' for British manufacturing

George Osborne has said Derby-based Bombardier's contract to supply Crossrail trains is "great news for British manufacturing, and a real boost for the British economy".

The Chancellor claimed the £1 billion deal was also a "vote of confidence" in the Government's economic plan.

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