Tunneling Shield in China

Feb 03 , 2023 | Innovation

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China is home to one of the globe’s most expansive rail systems, providing service for roughly two billion passengers and more than three billion tons of cargo every year. And though it only began high-speed rail construction in 2003, it quickly topped the list for the country with the most high-speed rail lines in the world.


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