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Bombardier Refutes Claims by Deutsche Bahn

Monday, March 04, 2013

Bombardier Refutes Claims by Deutsche Bahn08:28 EST Monday, March 04, 2013BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 4, 2013) - Bombardier Transportation publicly refutes the claims of Deutsche Bahn regarding the S-Bahn Berlin 481 series as without merit and the allegations as defamatory. Bombardier reserves all its rights with regard to these defamatory accusations.General warranty for the S-Bahn Berlin 481 series ended in 2007 by mutual agreement. Up to that time, availability had regularly exceeded 98% - a strong performance compared to similar rail systems in Europe. From the start, S-Bahn Berlin has been responsible for its own maintenance. Bombardier Transportation has no contractual obligations regarding the maintenance and repair of the 481 series.Bombardier Transportation believes that prolonged litigation is not in the interests of either company and remains open to dialogue with Deutsche Bahn.About Bombardier Transportation Bombardier 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.About BombardierBombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.Note to Editors For 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 INFORMATIONAustralia and New Zealand: +61 3 9794 2223John Ince, john.ince@au.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, Benelux and North Africa: +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, Turkey and Israel: +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 Middle East: +44 7785 450 065Stephen Bethel, stephen.bethel@uk.transport.bombardier.comUSA: +1 450 441 3007Maryanne Roberts, maryanne.roberts@us.transport.bombardier.comFOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Bombardier Transportationwww.theclimateisrightfortrains.com