[PL / Expert] The chaotic tender procedure of PKP IC; Newag has the best bid for new electrics [updated]

Update 06.02.2018: Today, the ‘National Board of Appeal’ rejected Pesa’s request to appeal the decision of PKP IC to award Newag with a contract to deliver 20 (+10 as an option) electric locomotives. This means PKP IC and Newag can now sign the final contract. Pesa filed a complaint because it believed Newag’s bid for service/maintenance costs (43 points in the tender) was too low. The rejection, however, is not the last hurdle to take – also Newag’s bid exceeded PKP IC’s budget, so negotiations are still needed.

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