Bombardier is the largest international rail transportation investor in Poland. It has more than 1,500 employees in Katowice, Lodz, Warsaw and Wroclaw Its wide range of business activities includes:
- production of locomotive and passenger vehicles carbodies, bogie frames for high speed trains, regional multiple units, trams and metro cars
- design and production of rail control and signalling systems
- production of electric devices and equipment
- maintenance services for rail control solutions and rolling stock.
New generation BOMBARDIER TWINDEXX double-deck trains are operated in Poland by Koleje Mazowieckie. The TRAXX locomotives are operated by many companies, including such operators as LOTOS Kolej, Pol-Miedź Trans and Koleje Mazowieckie. Modern low-floor FLEXITY trams improve the urban transport in Krakow, Gdansk and Lodz. All main rail lines in Poland, as well as 1st and 2nd Warsaw metro lines, are equipped with rail control systems, which are designed and produced by Bombardier Transportation. Soon the ERTMS Level 2 technology supplied by Bombardier Transportation site in Katowice will be launched on lines E30 and E65. Modern BOMBARDIER Q400 NextGen turboprops are used by LOT Polish Airlines on its domestic and international flights..
Bombardier owes its market success to the emphasis it places on technological innovation in compliance with the spirit of respect for the natural environment. This approach to modernity is Bombardier’s response to the customers’ needs and an expression of the responsibility of the company, which conducts its business in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.
Our sister division, Bombardier Aerospace, designs, manufactures and supports innovative aviation products for the business, commercial, specialized and amphibious aircraft markets. Bombardier Aerospace has the most comprehensive aircraft portfolio and holds the number one position in business and regional aircraft. In 2012 Bombardier signed a contract with Eurolot S.A. for the delivery of eight Q400 NextGen turboprop aircrafts including an option for additional 12 machines. The new fleet of modern turboprop aircraft operates on the Polish carrier’s domestic and international route network.