• Industry: Global China Practice
  • Type: Business and industry issue, Publication series
  • Date: 3/1/2013

All aboard: High-speed rail network connecting China 

China’s aggressive high-speed rail (HSR) development program signifies the strength of modern China’s economic and technical development, as well as the government’s ability to implement massive and complex infrastructure projects to transform the country.


This edition of China 360 outlines the current reach of the HSR system and China’s plans to lay more tracks, and examine the social, economic and potential environmental impacts the completed network will bring and how recent changes in the Ministry of Railways will affect the HSR development plans.