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An Aventra Class 345 electric multiple-unit test train, manufactured by Bombarider Inc., to be used on the Elizabeth Line as part of the Crossrail project, sits on tracks in a hangar at the Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd. Rail Vehicles Production Site in Derby, U.K., on Friday, July 29, 2016. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)
An Aventra Class 345 electric multiple-unit test train, manufactured by Bombarider Inc., to be used on the Elizabeth Line as part of the Crossrail project, sits on tracks in a hangar at the Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd. Rail Vehicles Production Site in Derby, U.K., on Friday, July 29, 2016. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Ontario files notice to end Bombardier light-rail deal Add to ...

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The Ontario government’s transit agency has filed a formal notice of intent to terminate a $770-million contract for Bombardier Inc. to supply vehicles in Toronto, The Globe and Mail has learned.

It’s the latest sign of growing concern at Metrolinx about repeated production delays by the beleaguered company, which has pledged to supply 182 light-rail vehicles (LRV) but has yet to deliver the first of them.

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