EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Derby; Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire; East Midlands


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Group: 3000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-07-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 1429
Planned Job Reductions max: 1429
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Bombardier has announced that it is to cut 983 contractors and 446 permanent staff from its plant in Derby. The plant currently employs around 3,000 workers. The cuts follow the UK government awarding the contract to build Thames Link trains to a competitor.