Railway ministry dismisses fraudulent train speed claims

16:43, June 27, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A senior official from China's Ministry of Railways (MOR) on Monday dismissed an allegation by a former MOR official that the MOR had exaggerated how fast the country's high-speed trains could run.

"The claims of the former MOR official are groundless," said the MOR's chief engineer He Huawu, adding that China's high-speed trains are "fast, comfortable and safe."

He made the comment in reply to a claim made by former MOR deputy chief engineer Zhou Yimin, who said in an article published by financial magazine Caijing last week that the MOR's claims that its high-speed trains could run at 350 km per hour were "fraudulent."

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:梁军)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Train now in Operation
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Azerbaijan holds big military parade to celebrate Armed Forces Day
  • Top political advisor commends outstanding work in Taiwan affairs
  • Several workers buried at collapsed construction site in Yangzhou
  • 2011 BET Awards held in Los Angeles
  • Optic art show held in 798 Art District
  • Beyonce performs on last day of Glastonbury Festival
Hot Forum Discussion