A Vibrant Express train at the Shek Kong sidings, in Hong Kong. Picture: Edward Wong
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

New Hong Kong-Guangzhou high-speed rail link takes longer than pre-1950s train services

Original express train from Tsim Sha Tsui to the centre of the Chinese city took just 90 minutes, when it started in 1937, before all links were cut with the Communist assumption of power

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A Vibrant Express train at the Shek Kong sidings, in Hong Kong. Picture: Edward Wong
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