Jul 10, 2014 05:56 PM

Gov't Throwing Money away on Bullet Trains, Expert Says

(Beijing) – The government should develop regular railroad networks and urban mass transit systems instead of throwing money away on bullet trains, a transportation expert says.

It is unwise to continue building high-speed rail lines and trains while the current high-speed network has a hard time getting enough passengers and is operating at a loss, said Zhao Jian, a professor at the School of Economics and Management at Beijing Jiaotong University.

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