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


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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
Tuesday.

($1 = 0.7845 pounds)

 (Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru, editing by Louise Heavens)
 ((Rahul.B@thomsonreuters.com; UK: +44 20 7542 1810; Outside UK:
+91 80 6749 6338; Reuters Messaging:
rahul.b.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

Keywords: BOMBARDIER CONTRACT/BRITAIN



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