Can 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.)