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Bombardier and Electro-Motive Diesel to Assemble Locomotives for Export to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Region

Bombardier will assemble diesel locomotives for EMD at its Savli site near Vadodara, India

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Bombardier and Electro-Motive Diesel to Assemble Locomotives for Export to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Region07:30 EDT Wednesday, September 19, 2012BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2012) - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is joining forces with Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD), to assemble diesel electric locomotives in India. Bombardier will deliver diesel locomotives to EMD for its export to Southeast Asia and the Pacific region. This announcement builds upon a similar collaboration between both companies at Bombardier's manufacturing site in Ciudad Sahagun, Mexico.Bombardier will manufacture components, including underframes and bogies, and assemble the EMD locomotives at its Savli facility in India. EMD will provide all engineering and quality control and will be responsible for product performance."Bombardier and EMD will help transform the rail transportation industry in the region by leveraging both of our companies' capabilities," said André Navarri, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation. "By further expanding its global relationship with EMD, Bombardier will provide best-in-class products in keeping with its tradition of quality and extend its range of rail vehicle manufacturing in India.""This announcement furthers our commitment to our global customer base, and we fully intend to build upon our heritage," said Billy Ainsworth, President and CEO, EMD. "In September 2011, we announced the opening of a facility in Patli for locomotive traction control systems, and we want to continue to invest in the region with this and other promising projects. Bombardier has been an excellent partner, and we look forward to working with them in India."About Electro-Motive DieselFounded in 1922, Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc., a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corp., a Caterpillar company, is an original equipment manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives. Headquartered in LaGrange, Illinois, with additional manufacturing facilities and business offices around the world, EMD designs, manufactures and sells diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial railroad applications and has sold its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. EMD is the only diesel-electric locomotive manufacturer to have produced more than 72,500 engines and has the largest installed base in both North America and worldwide. In addition to its manufacturing activities, EMD has an extensive aftermarket business offering customers replacement parts, maintenance solutions, and a range of value-added services. EMD is also a global provider of diesel engines for marine propulsion, offshore and land-based oil well drilling rigs, and stationary power generation. Additional information may be found at www.EMDiesels.com. About Bombardier Transportation in IndiaAfter more than four decades of investing in the country, Bombardier Transportation has built up capabilities that cover the complete range of railway vehicle manufacturing, software development, and customer service competencies. The company employs around 1,100 people in India, where it operates a railway vehicle manufacturing site at Savli, Gujarat; a propulsion systems manufacturing facility and software development centre for signalling and traction applications at Maneja, Gujarat; and an engineering centre in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, which is already sourcing key global projects. The company has the capability not only to address the country's rail industry requirements for the production of metros and monorails, electric multiple units and locomotives, advanced IGBT propulsion systems and signalling systems, but also to supply state-of-the-art made-in-India trains to neighbouring markets in the region.About Bombardier TransportationBombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIERECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.Note to EditorsFor news releases, related material and photos, visit our media centre at www.bombardier.com/en/transportation/media-centre. Follow Bombardier Transportation on Twitter @BombardierRail.BOMBARDIER and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO BOMBARDIERAustralia and New Zealand: +61 3 9794 2223John Ince, john.ince@au.transport.bombardier.comBenelux, Middle East and North Africa: +49 30 98607 1141Janet Olthof, janet.olthof@de.transport.bombardier.comCanada:+1 450 441 3007Marc Laforge, marc.laforge@ca.transport.bombardier.comChina: +86 10 8517 2268Flora Long, flora.long@cn.transport.bombardier.comFrance: +33 6 07 78 95 38Anne Froger, anne.froger@fr.transport.bombardier.comGermany, Austria, Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe: +49 30 98607 1134Immo von Fallois, immo.von_fallois@de.transport.bombardier.comIndia: +91 7 838 660 093Harsh Mehta, harsh.mehta@in.transport.bombardier.comMexico: +52 55 5093 7714Paulina Ortega, paulina.ortega@mx.transport.bombardier.comNordic and Baltic Countries: +46 10 852 5213Pär Isaksson, paer.isaksson@se.transport.bombardier.comSouth East Asia: +65 6478 6235Evon Lam, evon.lam@sg.transport.bombardier.comSouthern Africa: +49 30 98607 1147Sandy Roth, sandy.roth@de.transport.bombardier.comSouthern Europe and South America: +35 1 919 693 728Luis Ramos, luis.ramos@pt.transport.bombardier.comUK and Ireland: +44 7785 450 065Stephen Bethel, stephen.bethel@uk.transport.bombardier.comUSA: +1 450 441 3007Maryanne Roberts, maryanne.roberts@us.transport.bombardier.comFOR INFORMATION RELATED TO EMDMedia contact:Barbara CoxCorporate Communications Manager bcox@progressrail.com +1 800-476-8769FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: www.theclimateisrightfortrains.comBombardier Transportation