World's longest bullet train service launched in China

Dec 26, 2012 - 6:24 PM

On the birth anniversary of Mao Zedong China launches the world s longest high speed rail route between Beijing and Guangzhou

HIGH SPEED. China started service on December 26 on the new 2,298-km (1,425-mile) line between Beijing and Guangzhou means passengers will be whisked from the capital to the southern commercial hub in just eight hours, compared with the 22 hours previously required. AFP photo