China finally has designs in place for a high-speed railway that will better connect major cities across the Yangtze River Delta. Photo: Xinhua
China finally has designs in place for a high-speed railway that will better connect major cities across the Yangtze River Delta. Photo: Xinhua

China’s biggest economic circle is getting high-speed rail, in boon to Shanghai and Yangtze River Delta

  • Massive and long-anticipated rail project gets the plan approval it needs to stay on track and serve as an infrastructure-fuelled economic growth engine for China
  • But concerns exist over the urbanisation impact in and around cities connected by the 555km railway that will feature 16 stops in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Anhui

China finally has designs in place for a high-speed railway that will better connect major cities across the Yangtze River Delta. Photo: Xinhua
China finally has designs in place for a high-speed railway that will better connect major cities across the Yangtze River Delta. Photo: Xinhua
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