Friday, October 04, 2013

Bombardier lands LRT manufacturing honors

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Bombardier Transportation said Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, that it won the Manufacturer of the Year Award at the 2013 Light Rail Awards held in London.

"Taking this prestigious award for the third year running after winning Worldwide Supplier of the Year in 2010, Bombardier impressed the judges with its commitment to technological innovation, reliability and customer service — no matter where across the globe. In addition, the judges highly commended Bombardier in the category Supplier of the Year," the company said in a statement.

"The highly-prized accolade Manufacturer of the Year underscores our capability as a provider of light rail solutions and as a reliable partner for our customers," said Bombardier Transportation President Light Rail Vehicles Germar Wacker, upon receiving the award from Britain's Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker on Wednesday, October 2.