Bombardier renews contract at New York airport
Posted on 18 Jan 2020 and read 777 times
Bombardier Transportation has renewed a long-standing contract with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide operations and maintenance services for AirTrain JFK — the automated transit system at John F Kennedy International Airport.
The contract is worth about $309 million and covers a period of five years.
) scope of work under the contract includes: 24hr train operations and passenger assistance; maintenance of the vehicle fleet; maintenance of the tracks, power supply and signalling systems; and maintenance of all facilities on the system, such as stations and platforms.
Bombardier was a member of the consortium responsible for designing and supplying the AirTrain JFK system, including the fleet of 32 metro vehicles (now branded as Bombardier Movia), and has been operating and maintaining the system since it opened in December 2003.
The system currently has over 20 million passengers annually. Bombardier has been designing, building, operating and maintaining automated transit systems for airports and cities around the world for nearly 50 years.
In the USA, the 10 busiest airports have chosen Bombardier for their transportation systems.
Headquartered in Berlin (Germany), Bombardier Transportation employs around 40,650 people, and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.