Bombardier and MTA Maryland ink contract extension worth millions of dollars

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BERLIN — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a five-year extension to its current contract with the Maryland Transit Administration to provide operations and maintenance services for the Brunswick and Camden Lines of the Maryland Area Regional Commuter Rail System. The contract extension is valued at approximately $288 million.

"We look forward to continuing to fulfill the mission of MTA by providing safe, efficient, and reliable transportation with world-class customer service," says Benoit Brossoit, president, Americas Region, Bombardier Transportation. "Bombardier's strong services portfolio complements our innovative products and technologies, allowing us to form a genuine partnership with our customers throughout the entire product life cycle."

Bombardier has been providing operations and maintenance services for the MARC train's Brunswick and Camden Lines under a contract awarded in 2012. The scope of work includes operations, maintenance of a fleet of diesel locomotives and commuter rail cars including Bombardier-built multi-level vehicles, customer service, station and facility maintenance, and maintenance of rail infrastructure for the portion of the Brunswick Line owned by MTA.

— A Bombardier news release. March 26, 2018.

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