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Irish Rail to seek damages from Siemens over carriage repairs

Irish Rail is seeking damages from engineering giant Siemens over delays to the state’s largest-ever train refurbishment contract, which the company says could affect Dart capacity next year.

11th November, 2006

Irish Rail is seeking damages from engineering giant Siemens over delays to the state’s largest-ever train refurbishment contract, which the company says could affect Dart capacity next year.

Under the €59 million contract, which was signed in December 2004, Siemens was to modernise 76 20-year-oldDart carriages within two years.

However, just four carriages have been refurbished since then. Another 16 carriages - more than 10 per cent of the Dart fleet - have been at...

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