Saturday, July 2, 2011

China shows off its ambitious high-speed train

This photo taken on June 27, 2011 shows a high-speed train preparing to leave the railway station in Beijing for a trial run to Shanghai. A top railway official tried on June 27 to ease safety concerns over the key high-speed rail link between Beijing and Shanghai, just three days ahead of the line's much-anticipated official launch

This photo taken on June 27, 2011 shows a guest resting on a high-speed train heading to Shanghai during a trial run from Beijing


This photo taken on June 27, 2011 shows a train driver operating a high-speed train heading to Shanghai during a trial run from Beijing


This photo taken on June 27, 2011 shows attendants standing at attention before serving guests on a high-speed train heading to Shanghai during a trial run from Beijing


This photo taken on June 27, 2011 shows invited journalists resting on a high-speed train heading to Shanghai during a trial run from Beijing