Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters
Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters

China’s US$68 billion Greater Bay Area rail plan for faster, easier city links

  • Transport programme is intended to cover all cities in the area above county level with 5,700km of railway by 2035
  • Guangdong looks to infrastructure as avenue for growth in the post-pandemic economy

Topic |   Greater Bay Area
Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters
Bullet trains pictured in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Greater Bay Area is an ambitious scheme announced by the Chinese government in 2017 to link Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong to create a competitive mega hub. Photo: Reuters
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