China plans its first undersea high-speed railway tunnel at 10 miles long
The underwater passage will be 16.2 kilometres (10 miles) long and support trains that operate at the speed of 250 kilometres per hour (155 miles per hour), according to a plan which is under evaluation by Beijing.
The underwater high-speed railway is part of a new 40 billion yuan (£4.5 billion) train line, the Yong-Zhou Railway. It is set to connect the cities of Ningbo and Zhoushan in Zhejiang province.
Naviragde, Northridge, United States, about 15 hours ago
China poured more concrete in a 3 year span than the US did in the entire 20th century.
Chris, St. Charles, United States, a day ago
What could go wrong?!
JustAnotherVoice, Camp Geiger, United States, a day ago
It still staggers the imagination of what we as human beings can engineer
HKer, Hong Kong, China, a day ago
Waiting to see sour comments saying it will collapse shortly after built.
oosedthat, Oxford, United Kingdom, a day ago
Studying feasibility is not the same as planning it already is it ?
Bunjubura, Windhoek, a day ago
23 million kilometers will totally eclipse the whole rail network in the entire planet. awesome China...
Rafe Husain, la, United States, about 14 hours ago
US bombs China builds US whines when China wins. Peace better than continuous wars