China looks to put growth on track

Questions whether billions spent on high-speed train network is money well spent.

    China is pumping billions of dollars into a massive expansion of its railways.

    A network of high-speed rail lines criss-crossing the vast country are a key government priority, with plans to expand the network to all corners of the vast country.

    But as more track is laid, concern is growing that the rapidly spreading train network could put the brakes on China's spectacular economic growth.


    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Shandong province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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