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How China builds so many trains so quickly: Exposing the underside of China's high-speed rail boom

(Source: The New Yorker, October 22, 2012)

NEW YORK — A recent article in the New Yorker describes how a major disaster exposed the underbelly of China's recent high-speed rail boom, explaining how the country relied heavily on pre-existing German designs and how contractors cut corners in a system that was ripe for corruption.

Full story: The New Yorker

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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