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Pricey trains break down, can’t operate in cold weather

Author: Olga Rudenko All articles by this author

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Dec. 21, 2012 13:35
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Eight fancy and modern South Korean-made high-speed Hyundai Rotem trains, purchased for $30 million apiece this year, are turning out to be lemons, some passengers say, with frequent breakdowns amid one of the coldest Decembers in many years.

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