• First underwater bullet train to take the plunge in China

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    China is about to build the first underwater bullet train route connecting Ningbo to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast. Ningbo is a port city south of Shanghai.
    The proposed underwater tunnel is a part of the 77-kilometer Yong-Zhou Railway plan to promote tourism. It will create a two-hour-commute zone within Zhejiang Province. The feasibility study of the Yong-Zhou Railway plan was approved by Beijing in November.
    Out of the 77 km railway route, about 70.92 km of tracks will be newly built, including a 16.2 km undersea section.
    The current journey from Hangzhou to Zhoushan takes...
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