23 Jul '11, 2pm

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off bridge

China bullet train derails; coaches fall off bridge

BEIJING: A Chinese high-speed train derailed on Saturday with two of its carriages falling off a bridge, the official Xinhua news agency reported, saying casualty numbers were not immediately known. The train was travelling between the cities of Hangzhou and Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province when it went off the rails around 8:30pm (1230 GMT), it reported, citing local firefighting sources. It said the train's number was D3115 and the accident occurred in Wenzhou's Shuangyu Town. No word was immediately available on casualties but Xinhua said the capacity of each car on the train was about 100 passengers. The accident occurred less than a month after China inaugurated with great fanfare a new flagship US$33 billion line from Beijing to Shanghai that halves the rail journey time between the two Chinese cities to five hours. It was opened on the eve of July 1 cele...

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