Proposed legislation unfairly targets a French government-controlled rail company for acts committed by the Nazi government during World War II, said the president of SNCF America.
The Board of Public Works approved a contract Wednesday that will shift operation of MARC’s Camden and Brunswick passenger lines to the Pennsylvania subsidiary of a Montreal-based rail company, finally ending a process that began more than two years ago. Bombardier Transportation Services USA Corp., a subsidiary of Bombardier Inc., won the contract over Keolis […]
The Board of Public Works delayed a decision Wednesday that would have awarded a Pennsylvania rail company the right to operate MARC’s Camden and Brunswick lines.
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to take up a $205 million contract with a Canadian-based company to run two MARC commuter train lines. The board, which is scheduled to vote on the contract at its Wednesday meeting, is looking to award the nearly six-year contract to Bombardier Transportation Services to […]
A rail company with ties to the Holocaust was not selected by the Maryland Department of Transportation to run MARC Commuter Rail Service in the state, ending a government furor that began more than two years ago.
Since we have an abbreviated week, we’ve also got an abbreviated top 5 (we’re calling it a “top 3”). Units at the Ritz-Carlton Residences are selling, and the Maryland Transit Administration isn’t saying who’s getting the bid for two MARC lines. 1. Prices lower, Ritz units are selling – by Melody Simmons Ownership of the […]
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 spring as lawmakers debated, and ultimately approved, legislation that would force the parent company of […]
Holocaust survivor Leo Bretholz met with Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thurday afternoon. The two chatted for about 40 minutes, with much of the conversation centered on Bretholz’s escape from a train carrying him to a Nazi death camp. O’Malley gave Bretholz a framed copy of a bill he signed into law only hours earlier. The […]
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a first-of-its-kind bill that will require the French rail company SNCF to disclose its role in transporting Holocaust victims to concentration camps if the company seeks a contract to provide train service in the state. O’Malley signed the bill Thursday in Annapolis. He is describing the measure as […]
Gov. Martin O’Malley will sign into law Thursday a measure that will require the French national railroad to disclose its role in the Holocaust so a subsidiary can bid on a lucrative MARC train contract. The move drew praise from federal lawmakers, who have considered legislation in recent years that would give U.S. courts jurisdiction […]
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is signing a first-of-its-kind bill that would require the French rail company SNCF to disclose its role in transporting Holocaust victims to concentration camps, if the company seeks a procurement contract to provide train service in the state. The governor will sign the bill Thursday in Annapolis. The General Assembly […]
ANNAPOLIS — Members of Congress are praising Maryland lawmakers for approving a bill requiring the French rail company SNCF to disclose its role in transporting victims of the Holocaust, if the company seeks a procurement contract to provide MARC train service in the state. In a letter released Wednesday, eight lawmakers point out that the […]