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Pugsly, Gomez and Uncle Fester could not have topped this one.
It's one thing to fake Apple stores, it's another to fake high speed rails.
Ironically, the Chinese ad I had to watch prior to the video was of a fake Nike brand for shoes and tennis shirts.
They should have paid the Germans to do their trains instead of just stealing German technology, serves them right
yeah, well,...it is not the first technology they are stealing...so, few people were killed...does it really matter???
what matter is that China rises and west is falling like it or not thats a fact ...none is claiming they are fighting fair .... but who cares right? at the end what matters is who rules... then the victorious writes the history ....
if i might ad to that ... there will be quite a few of Paul Krugman and Joe LaVorgna types (("the king has died long live the king" types you know what i mean) who will help them to acclimatize their version of history to westerns (the poor remaining souls) ...c'est la vie mon amie ... what goes around comes around...
Two bullet trains head on? Surprised so few killed actually. Could have been much worse.
The death toll on Utøya island was first reported as 10, once the gunman/gunmen finished it didn't take long to be revised to 84. This might be the same situation.
On the other hand perhaps they were only travelling at low speeds?
wasn't head on
WENZHOU, July 23 (Xinhua) -- At least 11 people were dead and 89 injured after two coaches of a bullet train fell off a bridge after derailing in east China's Zhejiang Province late Saturday, local police, firefighters and hospital sources said.
The train numbered D3115, running from the provincial capital Hangzhou to the southeastern city of Fuzhou, derailed at the section of Shuangyu Town in Wenzhou City of Zhejiang at 8:34 p.m.
The accident occurred after the train was hit by lightning and lost drive, and then rear-ended by another bullet train, the official microblog of Hangzhou TV "News 60 minutes" program quoted a local railway official as saying.
The Ministry of Railways confirmed at 11:20 p.m. that the D301 train from Beijing to Fuzhou rear-ended the D3115 train. The first four coaches of D301 and the 15th and 16th coaches of D3115 went off the line.
Oops. They forgot to steal the anti-lightning system.
This rescue operation seems so unorganized. Just sheer manpower, like everything Chinese.
Oh, I see, IT WAS AN ACT OF GOD (if you can say that in China) not shoddy workmanship by a centrally planned economy.
The accident-causing error appears to be lack of fail-safe design. In a fail-safe signal system, a positive 'track is clear' signal is required. Otherwise, the emergency brakes automatically stop the train. So when lightning shut down the power, the trains would have stopped.
On the contrary, China's signal system seemed to assume that it was safe to proceed unless a 'track blocked' signal was received. But with no power, no such signal was received. Kaboom!
If this design prevails throughout the thousands of miles of high-speed network already built, it will take months to retrofit it. Meanwhile, what appears to be a basic engineering error will seriously set back China's ambitions to build high-speed rail in California and elsewhere.
Were the families charged for this bullet?
Yep, and untill they don't all pay up, THEY DON'T GET BACK ALL THE PIECE OF THEIR FAMILYMEMBERS BACK!
What's wrong with your brain that lets you revel in others' pain and agony?
I KNOW HOW IT HAPPEND!!!
One driver was yelling: GO LEFT!! I GO LIGHT!
and while driving a bit fast the other driver only heard GO LEGHT, I GO LIFT and he went to the right side...
as always: MISCOMMUNICATION!
Hey, what happened to my comment I posted only 10 minutes ago? Someone posted...I (and another person) responded...and now they're all gone.
Did the moderator delete them?
alcohol... does strange things to a man's memory...
COOL HE?!! :)
How about shutting your pie hole with this never say never crap. You are a baffoon!
I believe the member we responded to got so many junks that his post disapeared, I believe it takes 30 junks for this feat and he was at ten only minutes after he posted.
I had it deleted for your comments about my mother.
but here it is for posterity
Don't be an ass, Salinger. People died...if you don't feel this is "newsworthy" to you, then just move along.
Maybe when your own mother dies in a car accident, others will see the local newspaper article the next day and complain to the editor that it's a waste of time, too.
While you are right that this may not be Business Insider worthy, which instead will focus on news of Amy Winehouse' death (in a 20 page click-generating powerpoint presentation), it sure seems to be Financial Times front page material.
They killed Amy Whinehouse?
that was my first thought
Tyler temp #17 seems very sensitive today having to respond to a deleted comment about the temorary Tylers with the front page of a MSM article whose current headline by the way Business Insider is curently featuring
How convenient. I'm sure she will be the lead story for the MSM next week.
Ah, okay... so you deleted it yourself, Salinger.
I was in no way wishing that your mother would die, but I WAS trying to correlate one horrible scenario with another. You obviously (and understandably) were upset with a comment about your mother, so perhaps now you see why it's so asinine to make glib comments regarding the lack of "newsworthiness" when others die.
And why so many people junked you.
no I didn't delete (just kidding about the mother stuff) My point was that as tragic as a train derailment and associated deaths it really isn't news worthy of ZH e.g. people are getting slaughtered and brutalized every minute, though CNN and Business Insider love these kind of stories
As for the deletion I don't know who did it but judging by the respsonse from Tyler 17 referring to my Business Insider slur perhaps he/she/it did - you it's fine to spew racist crap here on ZH but don't dare question the editorial acumen of a temporary Tyler who happens to be incharge on a summer weekend
Ok, mr on a high horse, I'll make it "newsworthy".
The trains crashed into each other, thus proving they actually exist, and aren't mirages (like those skyscrapers in the last couple of months). This means that, unlike many Chinese paper assets, everyone should jump long into CRIC-bonds as a) the company assets exist!! b) they EXIST!! and c) they need more (rolling, or not so rolling, its a magnet) stock
[edited to remove a magnet meme that I strongly suspect will go sailing by the intended audience]
One bulelt train is a tragedy, but two bullet trains, full of the people who are soon to EMP us, is a statistic
Is that you officer Crowley?
I can't wait to see the Directors cut!
ALL SCENES INCLUDED + MAKING OF!
One would think advanced tech trains would have sensors and controls to deal with this issue.
Or even drivers and brake pedals.
confucius says , two trains trying to use same track at same time, not good idea.......
here we go. i was wondering when this would start. now its those wascally neo nazis that did the norway thingy. yep, i knew it all along........those wascally nazis did it.......
msm now picking up on comparison between norway and oklahoma city...yep, its those evil white militias and nazis that are what is wrong in this world......
These things always come in threes:
First it was the Norway Shooting/Bombing,
Next its a Train Crash in China,
Finally, that other Train Wreck (Amy Winehouse) dies:
I speak perfect Delmonte Mandarin! I clearly heard the on site reporter state this was the high speed rail system that Obama would be ordering once the debt ceiling was raised. The news anchor questioned, "why would America want a defective system?" The on site reporter replied "Ling, you ignorant slut! Once the train built and found defective, Obama would be able to create Czars to oversee the regulation of the system, and organized laborers to set strict safety standards, committees to study the system, and use the DHS to keep all passengers safe from terrorist activities. And more the deal was for a train load of worthless Dollars coming our way to pay for skank train! "
any safety belts, airbags, frontal impact zones mandated in a 200mph Bullet train?
private transport (cars and planes) Govt mandates stacks of safety equipment with stacks of petty fines
public transport (trains and buses) no seatbelts, airbags, no nothing
the little Hitlers of Govt interferes, patronises and bosses the private sector but leaves the goalposts wide open in the public sector
I believe this is still TD's site. Post all the crap you like, leave, whatever. It's still TD's site.
The Chinese made some mistakes, no doubt. When they fix them, they'll have a better high speed rail system and we'll still have crumbling infrastructure.
govt officials have already teared the carriage apart with excavators and buryed it with injured and dead people inside at site. No attempt to investiage the train and no attempt to remove corpse from it. A surviving 2year old girl found when they teared the carriage apart with excavators. Appreantly they didnt bother to search the carriage.
0:09 & 2:56 people/corpse fell off the carriage when they roll the carriage to the hole.
another video source http://v.ifeng.com/news/paike/201107/61543c00-92e5-4128-9710-afeed542431...
edit: rumor has it saying officer wont get fire if death toll is under 36 so they tried to hid corpses.
Hey look... bullshit here. Jesus some of you people are seriously retarded
chinese govt is deleteing/editing the video, 2nd video is gone, first video they took out frames @2:26, i will try to find a copy of the original
what they did are like trying to destory the blackbox of aircraft. pure shame.
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