271 people injured in Shanghai's subway crash

Shanghai subway crash,Wenzhou bullet train crash

Hundreds of people were injured in Shanghai on Tuesday when a subway train slammed into the rear of another train in a sprawling transit line that opened just last year. A total of 271 people have received treatment in hospitals, said Xu Jianguang, director of Shanghai's health bureau, at a press briefing late Tuesday.

September 28, 2011,Shanghai - Signal failure is being blamed for a subway train crash that injured more than 270 passengers on Tuesday. No one was killed in the crash, Shanghai's health bureau chi...   Full Story

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Jinghu High speed railway

China opens Jinghu High-speed railway,Safety concern dismissed

On June 30,2011, the 1318 kilometer long Jinghu High-speed railway connecting China's capital Beijing and the largest commercial city Shanghai is offcially opened to traffic, cutting the single-way time between the two cities to under five hours. Official dismissed claims that the railway's operating speed was cut due to safety concerns. Read More

China Economy | Jun 30, 2011 AM | Related China stories:Jinghu High speed railway

High speed rail

Former official admits the top speed of Chinese high-profile bullet train is fabricated

Former Chinese railway ministry official Zhou Yimin discloses that the top speed of 350 km per hour of Chinese-made bullet trains is fabricated regardless of security. Many minor problems occur on the high-speed rail lines in service and some are actually not minor, but all were kept as secret. Preliminary test has been done on the Jinghu line, but the safety is till to be observed. Read More

China Economy | Jun 21, 2011 AM | Related China stories:High speed rail

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