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China Quality HSR “Built From Rubbish”

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The latest less than reassuring scenes to emerge from China’s burgeoning rail network show sections of newly completed high-speed track already crumbling, and understandably once again have many worried about its safety – not least because it is apparently not regarded as a serious problem.

Fortunately the dissolving sections of foundations are only “protective layers” and apparently do not mean the whole structure is in imminent danger of collapse, though the public and local media do not seem overly reassured all the same…

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