Major “Belt and Road” high- speed railway

By developing infrastructure and networks like high-speed rail roads and university accommodations, China targets to stimulate the free trade and growth in the regions part of the “One Belt, One Road”. The newest train line connects Baoki with Lanzou in North West China. It also connects Xinjiang to the national high- speed rail network. This new rail line is created in accordance to the China’s efforts to improve the connectivity along the Belt and Road has been operational since July 9 2017. In 2013 the Chinese President Xi Jinping released the “One Belt, One Road” initiative with contains two routes — the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. The roads connect China to Europe through a road in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Africa ( J. Crabtree, C. Ming, CNBC, 2017). China has plans to expand with five more railroad routs in the upcomming years.  
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