China's High-Speed Rail

China's High-Speed Rail
Michael Christopher Brown for TIME

Window on the Future
Chinese officials say the current high-speed rail network is only the beginning. The domestic system will continue to expand, while Chinese firms will participate in constructing rail projects in Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Turkey. There are also reports that Beijing wants to build a high-speed link between China and Europe.

Get the Latest Photos from
Get TIME photos and pictures of the week delivered directly to your inbox.