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Shanghai subway train collision injures 260 people

Posted on September 27, 2011

SHANGHAI —A Shanghai subway train rammed into the back of another locomotive after a signaling fault, injuring 260 people and adding to concerns that the pace of China’s rail expansion may undermine safety, according to a Bloomberg News report.

The crash happened while controllers were running operations using a manual system following an equipment failure, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co. said in a statement. To read the full story, click here.

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