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Speeding Up
With higher capacity and lower energy consumption, the high-speed train is a low-carbon alternative for a country with a huge population and vast territory. What's more important are the benefits it brings to the economy
Riding the High-Speed Rails

Trains have become the preferred transportation method of many travelers who used to travel by air, as high-speed railways cut both time and costs.

In spite of the quick construction, more high-speed rails will be needed to cater to China's ever-increasing passenger demand. China plans to construct an additional 13,000 km of high-speed railways by 2012, bringing the high-speed railway network to just shy of 20,000 km

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A True Lifeline
China aims to ease the bottlenecks in its economic development through the building of high-speed rail projects. So far, such endeavors have already reaped immeasurable economic and social benefits for the Chinese people
Global Rail Tech Conductor
China has made independent innovations when absorbing technologies from abroad. With a series of significant technological achievements, China has become a world leader in high-speed railway technologies
Better Rails, Better Life
The China Railway Pavilion showcases the development and future of China's impressive railway network
Expat's Eye
Riding the Rails
The travel experience will be enhanced and made more enjoyable with a fleet of high-speed engines
High-Speed Projects

Existing railways (with speeds reaching 350 km per hour)

- Beijing-Tianjin: 120 km, started operating on August 1, 2008

- Wuhan-Guangzhou: 1,069 km, started operating on December 26, 2009

- Zhengzhou-Xi'an: 485 km, started operating on January 27, 2010

High-Speed Travel Time From Beijing

1-hour reach

2-hour reach  

3-hour reach

4-hour reach  

Tianjin, Shijiazhuang

Zhengzhou, Jinan, Shenyang, Taiyaun 

Nanjing, Hefei, Changchun, Dalian 

Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Harbin


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