UPDATE 2-Germany scraps delay-plagued truck toll contract

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(Adds Stolpe comments, more analysis, background) By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Germany scrapped a contract for a pioneering road toll system on Tuesday after months of wrangling with developers and said the project's collapse would cost the cash-strapped country 6.5 billion euros ($8.3 billion). Transport Minister Manfred Stolpe announced the decision, a painful one for government and industry, after talks through the night with Toll Collect, a consortium of Deutsche ...

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