Bombardier Protests $1.4B Hawaii Rail Contract

Law360, New York (August 17, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Losing bidder Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA Inc. said Monday it had taken its protest over a $1.4 billion contract to help build Honolulu's new rail system to the Federal Transit Authority as well as a Hawaii court.

Canada-based Bombardier was one of three companies to submit bids to manufacture train cars and build the control center for the $5.5 billion Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Both the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and the city of Honolulu have upheld Ansaldo Honolulu JV's win of the...
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