Local authorities in China have announced plans to build the country’s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel between two cities in east China’s Zhejiang Province.
The train project, which will connect Ningbo and the island city of Zhoushan in east Zhejiang, is expected to have a length of 70.92km and boast an undersea tunnel section of 16.2km, according to the construction plan.
China's high-speed rail network is currently 25,000 kilometers long and accounts for more than 60% of the world's total. Zhejiang was among the first provinces in the country to build such a rail service.
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