Rail transport


‘This is part of the plan’: new train blurs line between China and Hong Kong

The Vibrant Express connects Hong Kong with mainland China in 20 mins and the citys residents are nervous Inside the newly built West Kowloon terminus, its hard to know where Hong Kong stops and China begins. A restaurant on one floor is technically on Hong Kong soil. Just below it, a duty-free shopping area belongs […]

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Man survives 750-volt shock after falling on to live rail

Chris Dos Santos suffered cardiac arrests and nearly had to have leg amputated after electricity stuck him to railway track A man has described how he was sucked on to an electrified rail track, causing multiple cardiac arrests and the near-amputation of his leg. After an evening out with friends, Chris Dos Santos from Totton […]

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Unnamed person killed after being hit by Eurostar train in France

Long delays followed the incident about 30 miles south-east of Calais A person has been killed after being hit by a Eurostar train in northern France, the company has said. Passengers were told to expect long delays after the incident, which happened on Friday afternoon. The identity of the person killed has not been released. […]

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