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Express train derails in China

Express train derails in China

An express train has derailed in eastern China, resulting in two of the coaches falling off a bridge according to Xinhua.

The D3115 train was travelling from Hangzhou to Wenzhou when it went off the rails at Shuagyu town.

Each carriage takes up to 100 passengers although the number of passengers onboard has not yet been confirmed.

Last month China launched its Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail link which will halve the journey time to under five hours.

China is planning to roll out high-speed lines across the country and is spending billions on the construction of its high speed network. Trains will travel up to 300 km/h (190mph)



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