Full Speed Ahead
The world's longest high-speed railway was put into operation from Beijing to Guangzhou on December 26, 2012. All densely populated areas lie somewhere along the high-speed network, which will continue to reduce time and costs as well as facilitate the flow of people and goods
Railway History

The Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway covers a total of 2,298 km, running at a maximum speed of 300 km/h.

At a time when other nations are simply content to bury any plans for high-speed rail in feasibility reports or too timid to cough up the funds to lay down a single track, China continues to illustrate to the world how serious it is about developing an expansive network of high-speed lines

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Speeding Up
The Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway reduces the travelling time between the two cities from the 14 hours to around five
China's High-Speed Railway Era
China has entered a high-speed railway era during the 11th Five-Year Plan
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Restart Railway Reform
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Managing the Mass Migration
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