Train manufacturer Ansaldo Breda, a unit of Italian defence company Finmeccanica , said it was ready to take legal action against Dutch railways group Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) for cancelling a 300 million euro contract.
Ansaldo Breda won the contract to provide trains for a high-speed line between Brussels and Amsterdam but the decision was suspended in June. Ansaldo Breda said it was officially notified of the cancellation on Friday.
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"Ansaldo Breda believes the decision is unacceptable, and will take all necessary legal steps to protect its interests," the company said in a statement.
(Reporting by Jennifer Clark; editing by Tom Pfeiffer)