All posts tagged "Wenzhou"

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    Serious Design Flaws in Chinese High-speed Trains

    The high-speed train crash in China that killed 40 people was caused by serious design flaws, the country’s safety chief has said. Luo Lin, who is heading the inquiry into the crash, said the accident near Wenzhou was “completely avoidable”. He did not say whether the flaws were in the trains, or...

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    Set-back for China’s High-speed Train Programme

    Safety systems on China’s much publicised high-speed train network are now under review following Saturday night’s accident near Wenzhou on the Beijing – Shanghai line in which at least 35 people died and 210 were injured. Like many before, a train lost power on a viaduct, but this time the following train...