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Bombardier Transportation (Signal) Ltd Commissions INTERFLO 200 at Yekaterinburg Children’s Railway

On September 13, 2016 in the city of Yekaterinburg in Mayakovsky Central Park for Recreation and Leisure an INTERFLO 200 system was put into service at the Children’s Railway.

The history of the Yekaterinburg Children's Railway began in 1960. Now we are proud that due to INTERFLO 200 system, provided by Bombardier, the training center has the newest technologies, exercise equipment and devices used on a “big” railroad. INTERFLO 200 system opens the way to the young Yekaterinburg citizen for the future profession.

We know how important this road is for everybody in terms of leisure activities and vocational guidance. Nowadays Russian Railway is one of the most important elements, therefore it needs highly qualified staff to be recruited. We should nurture the future talents from childhood, so that they chose their profession knowing all its features.

Many young people, who graduate from the railway school, decide to continue education in professional colleges and universities, and choose to dedicate their life and career to the Railway industry.

A pioneer in rail control for over 100 years, Bombardier delivers on its promise to provide the most advanced signaling technology to ensure safe and efficient rail operations. Bombardier Transportation (Signal) Ltd was the first international JV formed for the Russian Railways and since equipping the first station in 1999, the joint venture has become an expert in modern rail control for the 1520 mm railway gauge market. To date, more than 300 stations across the region have been equipped with Bombardier computer-based interlocking (CBI) systems and the JV is at the forefront of introducing the latest radio-based train control for the market, the BOMBARDIER INTERFLO 550 solution, in Kazakhstan and Mongolia.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,400 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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For information

Elena Alechina
PR Director, Russia
+7 495 925 53 70
elena.alechina@rail.bombardier.com

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