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Commuters travel through a subway station in New York on July 1, 2015.

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NEW York's ageing subway system is an irresistible draw for Yu Weiping, vice president of CRRC Corp, China's biggest maker of railway equipment, who says he rides it every time he visits.

"I can't help thinking about when we can replace all these noisy old subway trains,"...

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