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Beijing Lays Out Ambitious High-Speed Rail Plan

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Beijing Lays Out Ambitious High-Speed Rail Plan

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Beijing Lays Out Ambitious High-Speed Rail Plan

Beijing Lays Out Ambitious High-Speed Rail Plan

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China is aiming to raise nearly $120 billion to develop its high-speed rail system. The transport minister said Wednesday Beijing wants to build more than 3,500 miles of high-speed lines in the next two years.