Airports Authority Says Cost of Developing Rail Car Could Bust Deal With Metro

April 22, 2010  |  

(Washington Post) — Officials building a subway line to Dulles International Airport say Metro is overcharging them for new rail cars, a budget-busting cost that they predict could delay the opening of the extension and force higher fees for Dulles Toll Road commuters.  Unless Metro agrees to eliminate a $75 million increase on 64 rail cars it is preparing to buy for the new Silver Line, the regional airports authority won’t agree to the deal, the officials said.

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