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Workers lay railway tracks near the new railway station in Shanghai, China on 01 March 2010. In just a few years, China has built the world's longest high-speed rail network, named China Rail High-speed (CRH), and continues to expand despite accusations of technology pilfering and safety concerns. On July 23rd, 2011, two high-speed trains in eastern China collided due to supposed malfunctioning in the signaling system, killing 40 and injuring hundreds, meanwhile a slew of corruption scandals at China's rail ministry has surfaced recently.
Workers lay railway tracks near the new railway station in Shanghai, China on 01 March 2010. In just a few years, China has built the world's longest high-speed rail network, named China Rail High-speed (CRH), and continues to expand despite accusations of technology pilfering and safety concerns. On July 23rd, 2011, two high-speed trains in eastern China collided due to supposed malfunctioning in the signaling system, killing 40 and injuring hundreds, meanwhile a slew of corruption scandals...
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