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Purple Line Problems

Keolis, one of railway companies involved in the bidding war to design, build and operate the Purple Line, may get barred from winning the bid if Maryland state legislature involving Holocaust reparations goes through. Although the French company was not founded until the late 1990s, their parent company carried thousands of people to the Nazi death camps on the trains. Through a loophole, these companies have not had to pay reparations to survivors in America, but if this law goes through, companies like Keolis could not receive any more American contracts unless they do. [WaPo]