High speed lines support growth

October 2010
Railway Gazette International;Oct2010, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p29
Trade Publication
The article explores whether the development of high speed rail lines contributes to economic development. High speed rail line projects in China are expected to help the country more competitive economy. A study in Germany has concluded that the high speed lines contributed to the growth of Limburg and Montabaur. Although high speed railway projects contribute to economic prosperity, the initial capital costs may not be covered by the financial returns.


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