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.
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.”