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Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

(Source: Reuters, May 19, 2019)

NEW YORK — U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security. The move comes after China’s CRRC Corp Ltd., the world’s top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit its access to U.S. projects amid security fears.

Full story: Reuters

Monday, May 20, 2019

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