- Corporate Member
Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Their vast offering of products includes trains, rail equipment and control solutions for all market segments, as well as category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft. Bombardier has a significant presence, a strong track record and established history in the UK with both its Aerospace and Transportation divisions.
Bombardier Transportation, the rail division of Bombardier, has around 3,500 employees at eight sites and 23 service locations across the UK. The company has important sites at Crewe, Plymouth, Derby and Burton on Trent. It also operates from several locations in and around London, including its heavy maintenance depot at Ilford. Bombardier’s Derby site, which has produced a significant proportion of the UK’s latest technology rolling stock for both mainline train operations and London Underground, forms part of the world’s largest cluster of rail companies. The cluster comprises a supply base of approximately 100 companies, collectively employing around 25,000 people and contributing around £2.6bn to the local and national economies.
Bombardier Transportation’s roots in the UK extend back to the dawn of rail technology and innovation in Great Britain. This proud tradition continues today, our staff based at 31 sites and locations throughout the UK provide a range of rail engineering, vehicle manufacture, maintenance support, rail control solutions and turnkey project management that play a vital role in Bombardier’s global technology-leading presence.