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Brown wants China aboard California's high-speed rail project

His trade mission is intersecting with one of the most controversial issues of his governorship: the state's $68-billion bullet train. He'd love China to pump some money into the troubled project.

 

China recalls bullet trains in new blow to showcase technology

China recalls bullet trains in new blow to showcase technology

China's second-biggest train maker will recall 54 bullet trains used on the new showcase Beijing-Shanghai line for safety reasons, the firm said on Friday, dealing a fresh blow to the nation's scandal-plagued rail system.

 

China unveils high-speed rail line

As our train raced through the familiar scenery of rural and small-town China on this sunny Monday morning -- alternating between green farmland and red tiled-roofs, my Chinese seatmate proudly pointed to a coffee cup on the tray table.

 

Indonesian volcano sparks travel chaos

Indonesian volcano sparks travel chaos

Indonesia s most volatile volcano sparked transportation chaos Sunday, with several international airlines canceling flights to the capital and neighboring Malaysia airlifting out hundreds of its citizens.

 

China Unveils 'Fastest Train' in World

China Unveils 'Fastest Train' in World

China unveiled what it touted as the fastest rail link in the world on Saturday, the Agence France Presse reported.

 

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