Once it enters operation sometime around 2030, it will run at speeds of up to 360 kph (224 mph), comfortably making it the world's fastest bullet train.
The crash at around 4:30am (0230 GMT) at a level crossing in Alt Duvenstedt, near Flensburg, derailed the regional train, which was carrying 22 passengers.
At least three people were killed and several others injured when two trains collided in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Thursday, officials said.
The accident derailed the front carriage of the train and badly damaged the truck, which burst into flames and spewed its cargo of hundreds of oranges and lemons alongside the tracks.
Railways in the DRC have a poor record for safety, hampered by poor tracks and decrepit locomotives, many of them dating from the 1960s.
A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving three people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks
An Egyptian train conductor who forced two poor street vendors without tickets to jump off a moving train, leading to the death of one of the youths, has been arrested, authorities said on Tuesday.
At least 73 people were burnt alive and several others injured when three bogies of a train caught fire near Liaquatpur Rahimyar Khan, Punjab province, Pakistan, on Thursday.
At least 74 people died, some after jumping through windows on the still-moving train to escape the blaze.