contends the winning bid had a series of problems.
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A Keolis spokesman had no comment on the MBCR
Transportation officials say that Keolis received a stronger evaluation than MBCR
on both its pricing and its operations and maintenance plans.
Keolis' bid was based on a profit margin 77 percent lower than MBCR
's, and the French firm -- which operates rail systems in Europe and Northern Virginia -- had a higher overall rating than MBCR
James O'Leary, chairman of MBCR
, said the company was given less than two hours to present its plan to the MBTA's selection committee and was asked fewer than a dozen questions.
He used to direct the MBTA through MBCR
before moving up.
Pesatoro said, "Working with commuter rail operator MBCR
, the MBTA is developing a plan to add train trips to/from Worcester during the periods of the day in which there are gaps in the existing schedule.
These trains go to Worcester and Framingham to make inbound peak period trains, the MBCR