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03.31.2011 13:08

All Aboard China's Fast Trains to Trouble

Now that high-speed trains are crisscrossing the country, enormous costs and other shortcomings have been exposed
By staff reporters Cao Haili, Yu Ning, Liang Dongmei, Bi Aifang and Wang Heyan
 

Nearly 300 spacious train stations replete with marble and amenities have opened across China in recent years to complement a fleet of white "Harmony" bullet trains that whisk passengers between cities at jaw-dropping speeds.

Indeed, the nation's modern network of high-speed rail lines, grand stations and sleek trains has forever changed the world's impression of China's once-backward railroads.

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