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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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Maryland and Delaware senators seek rejected Florida high-speed rail funds

WASHINGTON  — Senators from Maryland and Delaware are asking the federal transportation secretary to redirect high-speed rail funding rejected by Florida’s governor to projects in the Northeast corridor. Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced Monday that they sent ...

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