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VideoMarch 14, 2019

World Bank specialists on China Transport Development: Guiguang Railway Project

In this episode, World Bank Senior Transport Specialist Martha Lawrence talked about her experience with Guiguang (Guiyang-Guangzhou) railway project and her findings riding on the train. Through talking to passengers, Lawrence finds that the Guiguang railway was made affordable to low-income people living along the line, thus opening up new economic opportunities for them. China’s experience could also provide useful reference for other developing countries planning to embrace the high-speed rail.