While reading CleanTechnica I came across a tremendously huge project : link via high speed rail Asia and Europe. This network would enable to go from London to Beijing in only two days.
Within ten years, the three networks would transport people and goods alike and would link 17 nations – including India, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Russia – at 320 kilometres per hour (200 mph).
If completed, this project would be a fantastic alternative to air travel. Will the 21st century be another golden age for rail travel ?
I really would like this project to inspire European leaders to increase their efforts on high speed rail and stir Americans to have their own network. Some believe it can be done by 2030.
Meanwhile, China keeps on working on its own network, the largest in the planet…
For more, please check out the following articles : The Transport Politic | The Edmonton Journal