The Metro Crash and Tax: Known Unknowns

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  1. Jens says:

    “I do not know how those contracts would have treated replacing the cars”

    You might want googling for how it worked in Germany. I think BVG (Berlin Public Transport Authority) has a similar problem with its cross-border leased cars. If you are interested, but have difficulty finding information (I suppose most is in German), please drop me a message.

    I would suppose that the contract requires the cars to remain in service, or at least, that they be kept in a condition so they can be legally used in service (that includes any maintenance that the railway safety authority imposes). Otherwise, they would lose significant commercial value, probably bad for the envisioned tax benefits …

    Regarding the contracts: In Germany, they are usually secret …