Cʜɪɴᴀ’s Mega Projects – The World’s Largest Metro Network

Cʜɪɴᴀ had no high-speed railways at the start of the twenty-first century. Slow and often uncomfortable trains plodded across this vast country, with low average speeds making journeys like Shanghai-Beijing a test of travel endurance. Today, the picture is completely different. The world’s most populous country has, by far, the most extensive network of high-speed […]

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The Sahara Desert is home to the world’s longest train. Amazing journey!

Among the locals, there is nervous and frantic bidding. They’ll board the world’s longest train a little later. Sheep herds and personal belongings are loaded first onto the 2,5 km long train. The 600-kilometer trek then begins. The train’s main goal is to transport iron ore from Zouerat, in the northwest of Mauretania, to Nouadhibou, […]

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