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“No” to new railways headquarters

Transport Minister Pavol Prokopovič scrapped a new headquarters project for the state railways firm, saying “it doesn’t make sense for the railways to be building such a thing when we’re fighting for every crown.”

The building was to have cost the heavily indebted and loss-making railways firm over Sk500 million ($12 million).

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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