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‘Hijacked By High-Speed Trains’ – China Real Time Report – WSJ

The ministry’s Wuhan branch has decided that because of the introduction of the high-speed trains, it will suspend a number of existing, much-slower counterparts on the same route.

Why is this seemingly rational decision bad news for many Chinese? It comes down to cost: The cheapest fare for the new high-speed service is 490 yuan (around $72), more than three times that of the slow train.

‘Hijacked By High-Speed Trains’ – China Real Time Report – WSJ.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

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