Re: Saw A New Bart Train Car On Hwy880 Yesterday...
"Plattsburgh operation it’s a particularly integrated plant.
It is able to produce more in-house of the content of a car than any other operation in North America.
Plus it has a test track just down the road. So we feel good about this.
It will create a more competitive presence.”
No changes in the employee structure are currently planned and Alstom will assume pension liabilities of Bombardier Transportation.
Closing on the sale is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2021 subject to regulatory approvals.
Bombardier has been working to divest its transportation divisions so it can focus on its business aviation plans and markets. President and CEO Alain Bellemare announced the sale of its rail division to Saint-Ouen-based Alstom on Monday, calling it a significant, industry-defining transaction. “This deal is valued at $8.2 billion U.S."
Four manufacturing sites (Plattsburgh, NY; Wichita, KS; and two in Pittsburgh, PA)
PITTSBURG — Beginning this fall,BART's new train cars will all be Bay Area-made. The company that makes the cars, Canada-based Bombardier Inc., is moving into a Hitachi-owned warehouse on Loveridge Drive in Pittsburg, company representatives said Friday
> I was driving on highway 880 South yesterday
> around 1pm, when I came upon a brand new Bart
> train car being hauled on a flatbed trailer. No
> doubt heading to the Bart yard in Union City for
> delivery. Does anyone know what state the new
> trains are built in?