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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