Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Trains Start Service

High-speed trains start commercial service on Beijing-Shanghai run

Finally, a short respite from safety concerns and scandal. High-speed trains have started commercial service between Beijing and Shanghai. The picture above shows the first train nosing its way from Beijing South Railway Station, carrying prime minister Wen Jiabao, who inaugurated the service on the 1,318-kilometer now five-hour journey. A sister train left Shanghai for Beijing at the same time.


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