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MTA, Keolis mum on bids to run MARC lines

The deadline for proposals to take over operation of two MARC commuter rail lines passed Monday, but the Maryland Transit Administration declined to release the names of bidders. The lucrative rail contract sparked a fervor in the General Assembly this ...

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House OKs MARC legislation

ANNAPOLIS – The House of Delegates Monday approved legislation that would force the French national railroad to publish records regarding its role in the Holocaust in order for its subsidiary to win a MARC train contract. The compromise legislation, which ...

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French rail firm must pay for digitization of Holocaust records

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and representatives of the French national railroad say they’ve reached a deal that would force a greater accounting of the railroad’s role in the Holocaust and allow its subsidiary to seek a lucrative MARC train contract. ...

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Holocaust survivors seek apology, full accounting from SNCF

Leo Bretholz escaped from an SNCF train en route to the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1942. Nearly 70 years later, the same company that owned that train is seeking a contract to run two MARC lines. Bretholz and others testified Thursday in support of legislation that would require SNCF to fully disclose its role in transporting Jews and other prisoners during the Holocaust.

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Keolis official says French-owned firm still interested in running MARC lines

ANNAPOLIS – A Keolis Rail Services America official reaffirmed on Friday the railway’s interest in running two MARC commuter rail lines, despite legislative efforts targeting the company’s majority shareholder. State lawmakers from both parties are pushing legislation that would require ...

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