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Highspeed rail line scrapped as cost spirals

China Daily | Updated: 2008-03-28 07:28

Highspeed rail line scrapped as cost spirals

Workers polish a prototype of the new maglev Transrapid high-speed train at the ThyssenKrupp plant in the central German city of Kassel in March, 2007. Reuters

Germany has ditched plans to build a flagship high-speed rail link between the Bavarian capital Munich and its airport because of ballooning costs, Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee said yesterday.

Highspeed rail line scrapped as cost spirals

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