Travel to China from London by train in 2 days

Chinese-Transcontinental-High-Speed-Rail-Network.jpgCan you imagine taking a two-day train ride from Shanghai to London? Or Singapore to London? What a fantastic trip that would be, and irresistible to all those European petchem travellers to the Asian business hubs. I just can’t wait.

 

My eye was caught by an inspirational map of the proposed high speed rail route across Asia and Europe in an article in the Times (subscription-only). I’ll be packing my fake Louis Vuitton steamer trunk just as soon as it’s built (in 2020.)

 

Alternative links:

Kings Cross to Beijing in two days on new high-speed rail network

China to build 2bn railway for Iran

China promotes its transcontinental ambitions with massive rail plan

 

(map: thetransportpolitic.com)

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