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MBCR asks T to release rail contract documents

Wants to appeal win by Keolis

The company that runs the state’s commuter rail system, still smarting from its surprising loss last week in a bid for a new multibillion-dollar contract, is taking its fight to the courts, in what could be a bruising legal battle for the lucrative operating rights.

The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co. asked a Suffolk County judge Tuesday to order state officials to release public documents tied to a French rival’s winning bid for the contract, which takes effect in July.

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