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January 9, 2013

China opens world’s longest HSR line

At 1,428 miles, the line more than halves the time needed to travel from the country's capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in southern China.

March 13, 2012

Tested China railway collapses

A 300-yard section of a 200-mile high-speed railway that had undergone test runs has collapsed most likely due to heavy rains. The incident is raising concerns over the quality of work on the system.

July 21, 2011

China’s rush to high-speed rail sparks glitches

Delays brought on by a short-circuit and power outages since the rail line between Beijing and Shanghai opened, in time for the Chinese Communist Party's 90th anniversary celebration, suspicion abounds that the project was rushed to open in time for the event.


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