Fuxing, China’s high-speed train, travels at 350 km per hour between Shanghai and Beijing, cutting travel time to under four hours and 30 minutes. Photo: Xinhua
Laura He
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Across The Border by Laura He

China’s fastest bullet trains pose threat to domestic airlines, prompting them to speed up global expansion

China’s high-speed rail operator has reported a 140 per cent rise on year in bookings for lines that terminate in Hangzhou over the past week-long holidays, underlying a potential trend of consumers increasingly shifting to domestic rail travel

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Fuxing, China’s high-speed train, travels at 350 km per hour between Shanghai and Beijing, cutting travel time to under four hours and 30 minutes. Photo: Xinhua
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