High-Speed Rail Network To Be Doubled
Mark Stone at Sky News spoke to passengers on China’s high-speed trains about the country’s growing rail network. In the coming years, the Chinese leadership plans to double the country’s high-speed rail network, which has already reached a total length of over 12,000 kilometers by the end of last year.
Sitting in a fully reclining airline-style seat is businessman Paul Zhou.
He said: “Our country is building an entire high-speed rail system and it has made our travel easier.
“It has shortened the journey between cities. It helps a lot on our work and life.
[...] Another passenger, Zhao Changhua, is an office worker from the city of Jinan. She has just started commuting to Shanghai for work – a distance of 535 miles, but a journey time of just four hours.
She told Sky News: “It’s very comfortable. It’s convenient and fast. I’m very proud of it.
“It’s the result of the fast development of our country’s technology. It has given great benefits to our lives. [Source]
Read more about China’s high-speed rail via CDT.