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Rail firms building swanky new digs

Despite annually racking up billions of crowns in losses, the country’s two state railway firms are building a new Sk500 million ($12 million) headquarters in Bratislava.

The firms say they need the new digs to house their disparate divisions under one roof, but the project has been slammed by critics who say the new government is tightening citizens’ belts while letting state officials gorge.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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