A new high-speed maglev train will connect Shanghai to Beijing, cutting travel times from 10.5 hours to four. The workers I spoke with in 2009 estimate that construction will take another three years to connect the two cities.
Tags: China, Construction
From atop an almost finished pillar, two workers gaze out as the construction site stretches out into the distance of Shanghai. On the left, the big new station will arise. Meanwhile, the workers still have a long way to go to connect Shanghai and Beijing.Tags: