World Focus: A rail journey from Hong Kong to Beijing in 9 hours

China Correspondent Chong Koh Ping travelled on the Fuxing (Rejuvenation) train from Hong Kong to Beijing, a high-speed rail link launched last September, taking in the sights and stories of China, past and present.

The opening of a mega sea bridge and a high-speed rail link this year has made Hong Kong more accessible to mainlanders.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2019, with the headline 'A rail journey up North'. Print Edition | Subscribe