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A glimpse of domestic train in foreigner’s eyes   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2014-8-31 18:36:27 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2014-8-30 10:34
I have covered most of China by train and have been a loyal propagandist for this mode of transp ...

   I also like the train travel........ have been from Beijing to Guangzhou.. and a few other shorter travels.....it is most definitely a good way to travel.....   

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seneca Post time: 2014-8-30 10:34
I have covered most of China by train and have been a loyal propagandist for this mode of transp ...

Thus says the man who knocks the Chinese railways and calls them dangerous and knock offs in other threads

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Post time 2014-8-31 20:43:18 |Display all floors
Sadly the hard bed trains are dissapearing, I miss them and have great memories of many past train journies, the HST has its place but they lack the charecter of the sleepers

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Post time 2014-8-31 22:21:45 |Display all floors
It is tough if they are in hard seat area which has many people even you have no space for your feet if you meet the Spring Rush,especially has a bad smells always make me very afflictive when I have to choose hard seat at times.

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seneca Post time: 2014-8-31 05:29
The trains that were introduced in the 1990s were a big leap forward in every respect: aircondi ...

Where did you read this? Do you plan on visiting China at least once in your lifetime?
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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Post time 2014-9-1 07:22:52 |Display all floors
xuedongi60 Post time: 2014-8-31 22:21
It is tough if they are in hard seat area which has many people even you have no space for your feet ...

Yes. You are right

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Post time 2014-9-1 14:37:09 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2014-8-29 20:58
Why would any tourist take the high-speed train???

Clean, fast, reliable..........oh -- and lets not forget the toilets!!.............at least they work and nobody will be sleeping in it because they cant find a seat.

Those are good reasons.

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