Monday, July 4, 2011

Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway Estimated Cost | Beijing–Shanghai Railway Line Net Worth In 2011

Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway Net Worth: $12 Billion (USD)

Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway

The Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway is a 1,318-kilometer (819 mile) long high-speed railway that connects two major economic zones in the People's Republic of China: the Bohai Economic Rim and the Yangtze River Delta. Construction began on April 18, 2008 and a ceremony to mark the completion of track laying was held on November 15, 2010.

Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway Map

The line opened to the public for commercial service on June 30, 2011.This rail line is the world's longest high-speed line ever constructed in a single phase.The non-stop train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao was expected to finish the 1,305 kilometres (811 mi) journey in 3 hours, 58 minutes, averaging 329 kilometres per hour (204 mph), making it the fastest scheduled train in the world.Now, it was announced that the railway would be slowed down to 300 kilometres per hour (190 mph).At this speed, it would take 4 hours, 48 minutes for the journey, with one stop in Nanjing South.


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