Wednesday, December 26, 2012

China claims high-speed train record

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc_UKyCO7ZYendofvid [starttext] China has opened the world's longest high-speed railway to great fanfare, cutting travel times in half between Beijing and Guangzhu. At nearly 2300 kilometres long, it reduces the journey to under 10 hours, and is a major boost for the industry following a 2011 crash that cooled high-speed rail investment. [endtext]