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Design Flaws Cited in Deadly Train Crash in China

China Train Crash

Chinese investigators on Wednesday attributed a deadly train crash last summer to a string of blunders, including flaws in equipment used to signal and control the trains.


Shanghai subway trains crash; hundreds injured

A Shanghai subway train rear-ended another Tuesday, injuring more than 210 people in the latest trouble for the rapidly expanded transportation system in China's commercial center....


China Imposes Blackout on Train Wreck Coverage

After days of growing public fury over last month’s crash and the government’s reaction, Chinese authorities have enacted a virtual news blackout on the disaster.


'Faulty signal' blamed for China train crash

'Faulty signal' blamed for China train crash

Railway authorities in China have said design flaws in signal equipment and human error are to blame for Saturday's deadly train crash in which 39 people were killed, according to the state news agency, Xinhua. A Chinese railway research institute took responsibility on Thursday for a flaw in signalling equipment.


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