Fri, September 02, 2011
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Mudslide halts bullet trains in E China

2011-09-02 11:22:23 GMT2011-09-02 19:22:23(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Workers move mud away from the base of a rail track as a bullet train passes by a section of railway in Putian, East China's Fujian province, Sept 2, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

Workers move mud away from the base of a rail track as a bullet train passes by a section of railway in Putian, East China's Fujian province, Sept 2, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

Workers clear mud away from the base of a rail track in Putian, East China's Fujian province, Sept 2, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

A mudslide triggered by heavy rain occurred at 6:25 am Thursday near a section of railway connecting the city of Putian to Xianyou county, stopping 14 bullet trains on Thursday. The affected section reopened by 9 am after initial repairs, with the speed of passing bullet trains slowed to accommodate repairs, according to authorities from the Fuzhou train station.

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