• News Feeds
Page last updated at 06:53 GMT, Tuesday, 5 July 2011 07:53 UK

Bombardier 'already planned job cuts'

Advertisement

The Canadian train maker Bombardier has announced it will cut up to 2,000 jobs at its Derby plant, after it lost a contract to make new trains for the Thameslink service to the German company Siemens.

Anthony Bartram reports from Derby where staff are "very let down".

And Transport Secretary Philip Hammond explains why it was the "correct" decision within the contract structure.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific