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Amtrak Sued By High-Speed Train Maker

The company building high-speed trains for Amtrak's Washington-Boston route has sued the railroad.
November 12, 2001, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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ombardier Inc., the lead company in a Canadian-French consortium building Amtrak's new high-speed Washington-Boston trains, sued Amtrak yesterday for at least $200 million, saying the passenger railroad refused to pay for cost overruns caused by indecision and failure to live up to its contract.Amtrak called the suit 'a stunning demonstration of irony' and said the Montreal-based company was trying to shift blame to Amtrak for Bombardier's 'five years of delays, performance failures and self-inflicted financial losses.'"

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Published on Thursday, November 8, 2001 in The Washington Post
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