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Chinese Railways in the Era of High-Speed.


Chinese Railways in the Era of High-Speed

Zhenhua Chen and Kingsley E. Haynes



264 pages




An in-depth observation and analysis of the Chinese high-speed railway system (HSR), which over the last decade has developed at a breakneck pace. Seeks answers to questions about the effectiveness of the railway system such as: "How does deployment of the HSR promote regional and social equity?" "Is the system sustainable with respect to its economics, finances and social consequences?" and "How should the system achieve efficient operations and development?" Uses a specific analytical framework, which begins with an overview of the Chinese railway system. Chapters discuss: the demand for the HSR revolution; HSR deployment, with a focus on technology, finance, construction and marketing; challenges raised, including regional disparity,societal equity, system reliability, and financial, institutional and marketing problems; best practices in railway institutional reform internationally; ideas for improving efficiency; and conclusions.<br /><br />Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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