China Rolls Out World's Longest Bullet Train Route

Trains running at 187mph between Beijing, Guangzhou

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 26, 2012 12:33 AM CST

(Newser) – China has chosen December 26—Mao Zedong's birthday—to officially open the world's longest high-speed rail route, the BBC reports. The 1,428-mile line between Guangzhou and Beijing will cut the travel time between the two cities from 22 hours to eight, with...   Read full story »

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