Projects in the UK

Projects in the UK

In the UK, Bombardier employs 4,000 people, comprising around 2,000 at Derby including over 400 specialised engineers, almost 1,000 in London, and our Rail Control Solutions engineering and manufacturing facility at Plymouth produces products for the UK and for export.

We have supplied just under half of the modern fleet and maintain more than 3,000 vehicles across the UK. Our installed product base includes:

  • 2,660 AVENTRA Electric Multiple Units cars built or on order for the Elizabeth line, London Overground, and the East Anglia, South Western, West Midlands and Essex Thameside rail franchises.
  • 2,805 ELECTROSTAR Electric Multiple Units cars in operation on London Overground; and on the Essex Thameside; East Anglia; Great Western; South Eastern and Thameslink, Southern & Great Northern rail franchises – as well as the Gautrain operation in South Africa.
  • 456 TURBOSTAR Diesel Multiple Unit cars in operation on London Overground, and on the Chiltern; Cross Country; East Anglia; Scotrail; Thameslink, Southern & Great Northern, and West Midlands rail franchises.
  • 352 Voyagers and Super Voyagers Diesel Multiple Unit cars in operation with the Inter City West Coast and Cross Country rail franchises, and 143 Meridian Diesel Multiple Unit cars in operation on the East Midlands franchise.
  • 1,375 MOVIA S Stock cars in operation on the London Underground Circle; District; Hammersmith & City; and Metropolitan lines.
  • 376 MOVIA 2009 Stock cars in operation on the London Underground Victoria line.
  • 162 FLEXITY light rail vehicles in operation for Manchester Metrolink, Croydon Tramlink and Blackpool Transport.

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