Bombardier’s slow train: quick fix won’t stop long-term problems

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Timing hasn’t always been Bombardier Inc.’s strong suit when it comes to its rail transportation business. It’s developed a reputation of being chronically late delivering subway, streetcar and other passenger trains to justifiably cranky customers in Toronto, New York City and Switzerland. But the company’s timing was excellent this week when it dropped the news […]

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