In misc.transport.rail.europe Hans-Joachim Zierke <Usenet...@zierke.com> wrote:
That Greece /got/ a lot, is out of question. Like those Hellas-Sprinter locomotives on the yard tracks, which were bought for several millions
per piece, and never saw any service in the last 10 years, for lack of ability to complete the electrification.
So it makes more sense to ask about /results/.
Indeed, there are plenty of other examples, and yet more happening today in the name of 'austerity'... just look at the pictures of trashed new stock here: http://www.amnizia.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=73
In terms of bang per buck it's probably fairly dire. But merely listing the number of bangs is instructive in realising the amount that /was/ achieved (and the EU mostly paid for).
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