Germans set to help build new China train – David Lague

From The International Herald Tribune (link):

The German Siemens and ThyssenKrupp will supply to China for a second magnetic-levitation train Рa €4.3 billion high-speed link between and the nearby of Рstate reported Tuesday.

The announcement came as Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was visiting Shanghai, where she rode the world’s first commercial magnetic-levitation, or maglev, line, which carries passengers between the Pudong international airport and the financial district at speeds of as much as 430 kilometers, or 267 miles, per hour.

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