VIA Rail Selects Siemens Canada to Replace its Quebec-Windsor Corridor Fleet

On Monday December 12, 2018 – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announced that Siemens Canada was awarded a $989 million contract to build the 32 trainsets that will replace VIA Rail’s fleet that operates in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Siemens Canada was selected following a fair, open, rigorous and transparent bidding process under the oversight of an independent fairness monitor and VIA Rail’s Board of Directors. On-time delivery, quality of product and price were the criteria on which all the proponents were evaluated.

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