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Post time 2017-2-20 15:28:51 |Display all floors

(CRIEnglish) China will raise ticket prices for high speed trains, by 30 percent and more, in the southeast segment of the rail network. The announcement marks the first ever price hike of high speed rail. In an era when Chinese citizens are used to taking high speed rail, will a price increase make travelling a luxury? Should it be a luxury that most people cannot afford?

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Post time 2017-2-20 21:58:08 |Display all floors
when you get used to it .. then it's not counted as luxury ..

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Post time 2017-2-20 22:21:25 |Display all floors
CRH ,Cost Rise High-Speed ........

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Post time 2017-2-20 22:33:18 |Display all floors
This post was edited by damian1219 at 2017-2-20 22:47

Let the so-called expert who advcated to raise the price or call the rail a luxury, no matter for high-spped rail or any other transportation means, go the hell, I really meant it.

The funny thing in China is that the one who makes the policy or fixes the price never and ever really would like to participate into the reality. They just sit in the office as always, enjoy the air conditioning, have some boring meetings. You seriously think those sort of loser can come up with gourgeous ideas?

Save it.

Let us think of the workers who involved in the journey within spring festival. It is a nightmare that they have to take once a year. How many of them stood there more than 10 houes? How many of them, without any drink or eat during the whole jouney?

Whether it is luxury or not, as a tranportaton means, it should be the service for mass of people, then we can talk about the luxury or any other nonsense topics.

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Post time 2017-2-20 23:17:52 |Display all floors
It seems to me that high speed rail is the most sensible form of medium-range (up to 1000 km?) mass transport. Cheaper and less polluting than aircraft. Accordingly, it would seem silly for it to be priced as a luxury. Any economy benefits from the cheap transport of humans (as well as freight). This higher price is a temporary mistake by government.
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Post time 2017-2-21 04:07:21 |Display all floors
damian1219 Post time: 2017-2-20 22:33
Let the so-called expert who advcated to raise the price or call the rail a luxury, no matter for hi ...

Indeed!

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