CHINA China's first high-speed rail 10 years on

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China's first high-speed rail 10 years on

Xinhua

11:01, August 02, 2018

Passengers for a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train have their tickets checked at Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 1, 2018. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Dong Xin)

Photo taken on Aug. 1, 2018 shows the Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, north China. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Dong Xin)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 1, 2018 shows a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train arriving at Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, north China. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Dong Xin) 

On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua)

On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua)

On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua)

On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua)

Passengers wait in line to board a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train at Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 1, 2018. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua)

Passengers wait in line to board a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train at Wuqing Railway Station in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 1, 2018. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Yang Baosen)

Passengers arrive to board a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train at Tianjin Railway Station in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 1, 2018. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Yang Baosen)

Train attendant supervisor Xu Ying provides service for passengers on a Beijing-Tianjin intercity train in Tianjin, north China, July 31, 2018. On Aug. 1, 2008, the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed train service opened China's first high-speed railway line. The daily frequency of Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains has increased from 94 one-way services to 217, with 250 million passengers carried in the past decade, according to the Beijing railway bureau. (Xinhua/Yang Baosen)

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