'The train can go 394.2 kilometres per hour, it's the fastest train in operation in the world,' Zhang Shuguang, head of ...

Long-haul revolution

Steve McKenna takes the rough with the super smooth on a rail epic through the Middle Kingdom.

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Tripologist: Two cities, Three Gorges

In an upcoming trip to China we're looking at travelling by train from Xi'an to Guangzhou. We have two weeks in which to complete the journey between the cities.

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