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Chinese bullet trains pulled over ‘flaws’

SHANGHAI — More than 50 bullet trains on a new fast link between Beijing and Shanghai will be recalled because of “flaws,” their manufacturer said, in a fresh blow for China’s high-speed rail industry. Friday’s move to pull 54 trains from the flagship line came a day after Beijing said…

China boasts biggest high-speed rail network

BEIJING — China only opened its high-speed rail service to passengers four years ago, but it now boasts the world’s biggest network, with more than 8,300 kilometres of track — a figure that is growing rapidly. Trains are by far the most popular form of long-distance transport in the country…