VIA purchase order

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VIA purchase order

Post by John_Perkowski » Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:28 pm

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Re: VIA purchase order

Post by Allen Hazen » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:06 pm

Saw a news headline about this yesterday. Bombardier was (one of?) the losing bidder(s). I would think that VIA, as a government corporation, would have been under some political pressure to "buy Canadian," so I think it's interesting that they chose Siemens instead of Bombardier.

A few minutes later, Allen added...

I should have read through the article you linked before posting! It's "one of": Talgo and Stadler were also short-listed bidders.
(Thank you for posting it!)

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