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Rail Opening Spree in China

New rail lines are operational in seven cities in China.
October 4, 2019, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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China continues to prioritize rail transit construction.

"China has celebrated a flurry of new line openings in the past few days coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1," reportsKevin Smith.

In all, new rail lines opened in seven Chinese cities opened new rail lines and extensions of existing rail lines during a five-day period between September 25 and 29. The spree of rail openings was times to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

More details of each of the new lines are included in the source article.

Hat tip to Sandy Smith, who shared the news of China's rail building spree, along with other transit news from around the world.

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Published on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in International Railway Journal
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