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Chinese high-speed train safety under scrutiny

Posted on April 26, 2011

BEIJING — China’s expanding network of high-speed trains has come under growing scrutiny over costs and safety standards, and a corruption investigation has raised questions about the project’s future, reported The Washington Post. Last week, the new leadership at the Railways Ministry announced that the top speed of all trains was being decreased from about 218 mph to 186 to enhance safety. To read the full story, click here.

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