Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Derby and other UK sites
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.20 - Manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 February 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Train manufacturer, Bombardier, has announced that it is to create 150 new jobs. Around 80% of the new roles are expected to be at its Derby headquarters and will be for engineers and project managers. Bombardier employs 1,600 at Derby and a further 1,900 at seven other UK sites. The new jobs follow a number of new contracts for the firm including a contract for the Crossrail train company announced in 2014 as well as a contract to add carriages to London Overground services. It is not known when the new jobs are expected to be filled.


  • 13 February 2015: Insider Media


Eurofound (2015), Bombardier, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78591, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78591.