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Date: 11/27/18 15:33
Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: Ray_Murphy

There are some reports today that Siemens, not Bombardier, will get the $1 billion order for new VIA equipment:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/via-rail-bombardier-siemens-1.4922638



Date: 11/27/18 15:36
Re: Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: stanhunter

Well, I doubt that the new equipment will replace the RDCs running on the Sudbury-White River route (as pictured in the article).



Date: 11/27/18 15:49
Re: Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: Lackawanna484

A billion from Via, 999 new cars from NJ Transit, ongoing NYC Subway orders.

Lots of passenger car activity...

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Date: 11/27/18 20:54
Re: Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: thehighwayman

Ray_Murphy Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> There are some reports today that Siemens, not
> Bombardier, will get the $1 billion order for new
> VIA equipment:
>
> https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/via-rail-bombardi
> er-siemens-1.4922638

Bombardier should be banned from bidding!
Bombardier is like the gang that couldn't shoot straight. Just ask the Toronto Transit Commission ...

 

Will MacKenzie
Dundas, ON



Date: 11/28/18 05:42
Re: Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: joemvcnj

NJT is hopelessly loyal to Bombardier.

I think some of the existing Corridor equipment, sans REN fleet, will be repurposed for the Ocean and other off-corridor services like RDC replacements, and if it ever happens, Halifax locals and Sarnia shuttles.



Date: 11/28/18 09:55
Re: Siemens getting VIA equipment order?
Author: GenePoon

More:From Trains Newswire - http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2018/11/28-report-says-via-equipment-contract-will-go-to-siemens-over-quebecs-bombardier Report says VIA equipment contract will go to Siemens over Quebec's BombardierNovember 28, 2018
 MONTREAL — VIA Rail Canada is reportedly prepared to award its contract for new equipment to German’s Siemens, to the dismay of officials in Quebec, the home of Bombardier, which is also competing for the project.Montreal’s French-language La Presse reported, citing unidentified sources, that Siemens will receive the contract to build new equipment for VIA’s Quebec-Windsor corridor, an order worth about $1 billion Canadian ($753 million U.S.) VIA is planning to award the contract by the end of the year, a spokeswoman told Bloomberg News, but declined comment on the La Presse report...



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