A high-speed bullet train linking Baoji and Lanzhou is pictured during a test run in Shaanxi province, China. Photo: Reuters

Challenges ahead for China’s high-speed rail plans

High-speed rail is an integral element of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. But turning proposals into reality has been difficult and authorities need to appreciate that what applies on the mainland does not necessarily work in another country

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A high-speed bullet train linking Baoji and Lanzhou is pictured during a test run in Shaanxi province, China. Photo: Reuters
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