A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP
A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP

Quicker commute to North Korea by 2015 with China's new high-speed railway

New rail link will shorten journey by 2.5 hours and may boost trade ties within the two nations

A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP
A North Korean soldier walks across a newly opened train track linking to the Rason special economic zone. Photo: AP
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