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Chinese airlines partner with high-speed rail services

Rail| April 25, 2012
Hainan Airlines Co. Ltd. launched a joint operating program with Yuehai Railway Co. Ltd., while China Eastern Airlines Co. Ltd. will start to sell high-speed rail tickets at the end of this month.

China to scale back high-speed rail projects

Rail| February 22, 2012
Out of 23 current railway projects, some 70% have been suspended, partly suspended or delayed. Having run up enormous debts, the Chinese Railways ministry is struggling to persuade banks to continue to finance its ambitions.
Bus| November 16, 2011

BCI Opens Chinese Facility, Focuses on North American Growth

While buses for all its worldwide subsidiaries will be built in China, the Australian-based bus manufacturer plans on completing Altoona testing and opening a final assembly plant in the U.S. to meet Buy America requirements.
Rail| September 27, 2011

Shanghai subway train collision injures 260 people

Train rammed into back of another locomotive after signaling fault, adding to concerns that the pace of China's rail expansion may undermine safety.
Rail| August 23, 2011

Safety glitch stops China’s high-speed rail

Rail authorities plan to stop more high-speed rail service due to scheduling concerns. The announcement came as a magazine reported that a crack had been found on the axle of a train. The manufacturer denied the claim.
Rail| July 25, 2011

Chinese high-speed rail crash kills 35

Recently, power outages and other malfunctions have plagued the showcase high-speed line between Beijing and Shanghai since it opened on June 30.
Rail| July 5, 2011

Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line debuts

Designed to reach top speeds of 220 mph, the rail service, which features fully reclining airline style business class seating, cuts travel time on the 820-mile route to under five hours.
Bus| June 1, 2011

Wabtec forms join venture in China

Will manufacture and service brake equipment for the Chinese transit market.
Rail| May 19, 2011

China halts high-speed rail construction

Project managers from eastern China's planned Tianjin-Qinhuangdao high-speed railway failed to submit to required environmental inspections after they made location changes, according to China's Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Rail| April 26, 2011

Chinese high-speed train safety under scrutiny

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.

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