High-speed trains conquer the world

High-speed trains conquer the world

In South Africa talks are underway between the Government and the Chinese State-owned China Railway Group on construction of high-speed railway line between the cities of Johannesburg and Durban, length 556km. Project cost is estimated at US $ 30 billion and reduce travel time compared to driving twice. China Railway Group is currently the second largest construction company in the world and takes place in the world 342 Fortune Global 500 companies. Also note that now the Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger takes a "guided tour" of major Asian countries producing and manufacturing high-speed trains, to select a contractor for assumed high-speed railway between Los-Angeles and San-Francisco.