Bombardier Considers to Leave Vienna

CompaniesTechnology ♦ Published: November 14, 2011; 19:17 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Canadian company is threatened to close its factory in Vienna, unless the city government orders new subway trains.

Bombardier Considers to Leave Vienna / Picture: © Bombardier

Bombardier puts pressure on the Viennese city government. The Canadian train manufacturer stated that the Vienna-based factory would have to be closed, unless the local government does not order 20 trains worth € 66m. 600 employees are concerned. For the CEO of Bombardier Austria, Germar Wacker, this announcement is no blackmail.

In an interview with the Austrian newspaper…