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File photo showing trains being made at Bombardier's Derby factory.<br />
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Bombardier has won a £1bn contract to provide trains for the Crossrail project, the government has announced.<br />
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The company will provide 65 trains for the Crossrail service, which is set to open in 2018.<br />
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The trains will be manufactured and assembled at Bombardier's plant in Derby.<br />
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The Department for Transport said Bombardier's contract would provide 760 manufacturing jobs and 80 apprenticeships.<br />
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It also said that about 74% of the amount spent on the contract would stay in the UK economy.<br />
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Bombardier beat Japan's Hitachi and Spain's CAF to secure the deal.<br />
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Bombardier has won a £1bn contract to provide trains for the Crossrail project, the government has announced.<br />
<br />
The company will provide 65 trains for the Crossrail service, which is set to open in 2018.<br />
<br />
The trains will be manufactured and assembled at Bombardier's plant in Derby.<br />
<br />
The Department for Transport said Bombardier's contract would provide 760 manufacturing jobs and 80 apprenticeships.<br />
<br />
It also said that about 74% of the amount spent on the contract would stay in the UK economy.<br />
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Bombardier beat Japan's Hitachi and Spain's CAF to secure the deal.<br />
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