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QR bogie deal for EDI and Bombardier

<p>QR has awarded a $4.9m rollingstock upgrade contract to EDI Rail Bombardier.</p> <p>The contract is for the upgrade of two sets of bogies for two locomotives. The work is designed to help the rail operator cater for increased coal haulage.</p> <p>Further contracts are expected to be awarded as QR converts more of its 3900-class electric locomotives for coal haulage.</p> <p>Assembly work on the bogies will take place at EDI’s Maryborough plant. </p> <p>The upgrade is expected to be complete by late this year.</p> <br />