Bombardier celebrates delivery of 200th VLocity DMU to Victoria

A VLocity DMU. Credit: Bombardier.
A VLocity DMU. Credit: Bombardier.

Bombardier has successfully delivered its 200th VLocity diesel multiple unit (DMU) to Public Transport Victoria, Australia.

The rolling stock manufacturer has been building VLocity trains – which operate on V/Line’s regional rail network – from the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong for more than ten years.

Bombardier said that the local manufacturing project is supporting more than 600 jobs in the wider rail industry.

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The VLocity trains operate at a maximum speed of 100mph, carrying more than 200 passengers.

Bombardier Transportation managing director Andrew Dudgeon said: “Bombardier is extremely proud to deliver the 200th VLocity unit to Public Transport Victoria and V/Line.

“The addition of these new trains will improve connectivity, providing safe and comfortable travel to our valued commuter.”

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