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Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line debuts

Posted on July 5, 2011

BEIJING, China — China debuted its new Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line, which features fully reclining airline-style business class seating and a strict no-smoking policy, Reuters reported. Designed to reach top speeds of 220 mph, the rail service cuts travel time on the 820-mile route to under five hours. To read the full story, click here.

 

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