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EU Weighs Legal Charges Against UK On Eurostar Orders - Official
Date 04/11/2010 12:16  Author webmaster  Hits 983  Language Global
04 NOV 2010

By Matthew Dalton | Wall Street Journal

BRUSSELS (Dow Jones)--The European Commission is considering charging the U.K. with violating European Union public purchasing rules after Eurostar, the multinational train operator, chose Siemens AG (SIE.XE) to supply trains over Alstom SA, an EU official said Thursday.

Alstom complained last month to the commission, the EU's executive arm, that the Eurostar decision to award the contract to Siemens violated EU rules.

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