Work starts on ‘metropolitan’ high speed link in Beijing

As Chinese conurbations expand, numerous short-distance fast passenger lines are planned to enhance connectivity within city regions.

CHINA: Construction work started on May 21 on a Passenger-Dedicated Line linking Beijing with Bazhou, 80 km to the south. The route is one of several ‘metropolitan’ high speed railways planned around the conurbations of Beijing and Tianjin. With a view to future extensions to the south which would relieve ...

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