Bullet Train

  • Why not Delhi-Mumbai in 5 hours by train?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Indians are big losers because the Indian Railways lack drive, ambition and imagination. How? Delhi and Mumbai (1,380 km) are about as distant as Beijing...

  • China media reins in criticism over train crash 01-08-2011 09:16 AM

    Beijing: China's media are curbing combative reporting of a high-speed train disaster after what observers said were orders from the ruling Communist Party's propaganda arm to stop criticism that has echoed public outrage over the tragedy. For a week, many Chinese newspapers defied censorship orders and pursued unusually aggressive reporting...
  • Chinese Rly faces media fury over train crash 25-07-2011 03:12 PM

    Beijing: Facing media fury over the deadly bullet train crash that left 35 people dead and 192 wounded, Chinese Railway has promised transparent probe while admitting that there are several missing people still to be accounted for. The ministry spokesman Wang Yongping found it difficult to handle the volley of...
  • China train crash: three senior officials sacked 25-07-2011 08:29 AM

    Wenzhou: China sacked three senior railway officials on Sunday after a collision between two high-speed trains killed at least 43 people and raised new questions about the safety of the fast-growing rail network. A bullet train on Saturday night hit another express which lost power following a lightning strike, state...
  • Crash may dash China's bullet train expansion plan 24-07-2011 02:36 PM

    Beijing: China's first bullet train crash, less than a month after the launch of Beijing-Shanghai train with much fanfare may dash Beijing's multi-billion dollar plans to expand high speed train network at home besides making the technology a mainstay of its future exports. Chinese government went all out to ensure...
  • Bullet train crash in China kills 35 24-07-2011 08:53 AM

    Beijing: A bullet train crashed into another high-speed train that had stalled after being struck by lightning in eastern China, causing four carriages to fall off a viaduct and killing at least 35 people and injuring 191 others, state media and an official said on Sunday. It was the first...
  • Japan: Bullet trains halt after killer quake 12-03-2011 07:20 AM

    CNN's Kyung Lah travels towards the epicentre of the japan quake. ...
  • Now, a bullet may hit Mumbai 29-06-2007 12:32 AM

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