Section of high-speed rail collapses after heavy rains in China, renewing safety fears

(Source: Reuters, March 12, 2012)

NEW YORK — On March 9, a 984-foot section of an unopened high-speed railway collapsed in central China’s Hubei province following heavy rains, renewing safety concerns prompted by a fatal crash last year. The stretch, which had undergone test runs, is part of a line due to open in May.

Full story: Reuters

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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