10/02/2014 Liebherr Supplies HVAC Systems for Electrostar Class 387

Bombardier Transportation, Derby (UK), selected Liebherr-Transportation Systems to develop and supply heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC systems) for 29 Class 387 Electrostar trains.

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit (HVAC) by Liebherr for Electrostar Class 387 trains

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit (HVAC) by Liebherr for Electrostar Class 387 trains

In total, Liebherr-Transportation Systems is to manufacture 58 HVAC systems for the driver cabins and 232 systems for the saloons as well as the respective controls. Moreover, the company will service the HVAC systems. Deliveries started in February 2014 and are to be completed in January 2015.

The electrical multiple-unit trains, each consisting of four cars, will be operated by Southern Railways on some of the busiest routes in and around London. The contract for the Class 387 Electrostar trains is another proof of Bombardier Transportation’s trust in Liebherr technology.

Liebherr-Transportation Systems – Renowned Manufacturer of Railway Technology

Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS in Toulouse (France) is one of eleven divisional control companies in the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the fields of transportation and aviation equipment. It employs around 4,900 people worldwide.

Liebherr’s transportation systems division deals with air conditioning, hydraulic actuation systems and electronic components for rail vehicles of all kinds, and is backed by many years of experience in the development and manufacture of these technologies. In addition to its own sales and service centers, the division has access to the Group’s development and service facilities around the world. This global set-up means that Liebherr-Transportation Systems is there for its customers wherever they may be.