Bombardier’s delivery schedule for Abellio’s delayed EMUs “unrealistic”
The pressure from Abellio is more bad news for Bombardier
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January 28, 2020 - by railjournal.com
- The pressure from Abellio is more bad news for Bombardier
BOMBARDIER has promised to provide the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Transport and Abellio Rail Baden-Württemberg (ABRB) a binding, feasible delivery schedule by the end of January for the 21 delayed Talent 2 EMUs on order, after ABRB said it was not confident the vehicles would be delivered within Bombardier's previous delivery timetable.
Bombardier was due to deliver 16 five-car trains by June 2019, followed by 25 three-car trains by December 2019.
Another seven were due to be delivered by June 2020, with the remaining four delivered in autumn 2020.
In February 2019, only around four months before the start of operation, Bombardier officially admitted for the first time that...