Bombardier to supply, maintain 750 coaches for UK's South Western rail network


June 20 (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train manufacturer
Bombardier Inc <BBDb.TO> said it has signed a $1.14 billion
contract to supply its new passenger coaches to the two new
operators of Britain's South Western rail franchise.
    Bombardier Transportation will sell and maintain 750
Bombardier Aventra vehicles to British rail company FirstGroup
<FGP.L> and Hongkong's MTR Corp <0066.HK>.
    FirstGroup and MTR Corp will use the coaches to operate
South Western franchise, starting from Aug. 20, 2017, it said on

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 (Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru, editing by Louise Heavens)
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