China to Enter New Railway Era by 2010 – CCTV

1200122087333_1200122087333_r.jpgBig plans for a renovated railway station were recently revealed on Friday. From CCTV:

China’s railway station is integral for many of China’s 1.3 billion people – be it for commuting or when they travel home for the holidays.

At a press conference of Friday, the Ministry of Railways says China will enter a new era of railway travel by 2010.

… Officials say the renovated station will be come the number one passenger railway hub in the nation, with a floor space over 200,000 square meters. [Full text]

[Image: The projected Beijing South Railway Station, in half a year’s time. From CCTV.]

January 12, 2008 1:29 AM
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