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7,000 km high-speed railway to link Beijing with Moscow

2015-01-22 15:04 Ecns.cn Web Editor: Mo Hong'e

(ECNS) -- China is planning a new high-speed railway between Moscow and Beijing to provide a fast transport link between the neighboring nations, the Information Office of Beijing Municipality People's Government revealed via its Sina Weibo microblogging site on Thursday.

The railway, which has a total planned investment of 1.5 trillion yuan ($0.25 trillion), will pass through China, Kazakhstan and Russia and cover more than 7,000 km.

High-speed railways passing across the Korean Peninsula in Northeast Asia, linking China and West Asia as well as South Asia, are also on the schedule.

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