ANOTHER Infrastructure Fail In China, As Bullet Train Derails On A Bridge

A burgeoning story is the failure of China’s much-hyped infrastructure projects.

The country’s high-speed rail has really come under a lot of suspicion due to high costs, performance that’s less than what was promised, and straight up failures.

The latest: A bullet train has derailed on a bridge, leading to this awful image posted on Sina Weibo:


Photo: Wikimedia Commons

According to Reuters, via reporter Fabrizio Goria, the accident happened in the Zhejiang Province.

According to AFP, the crash occurred at 8:30 PM local time on the line that went from Hangzhou to Wenzhou.

Update: Sadly, 11 people are reported to have been killed in the accident.

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