Fact of the Day: China Hi-Speed Rail Network

High Speed Rail Network in China is the largest in the world even beating developed Europe. The following fact the astonishing growth in high-speed rail transportation in China.

High-speed rail network before 2007 = 0  kilometers

High-speed rail network now = 25,000  kilometers 

Source: Seeing is believing – China’s amazing growth over 40 years, China Daily

In just 10 years the Chinese have successfully built the network from scratch spanning 25,000 kms. Curious minds are thinking how many years it will take the US to beat the Chinese in this form of transportation by building 25,000 kms or the lesser equivalent in miles.

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