CHINA-TREN RAPIDO [China inaugura línea más larga de tren rápido]

AP Foto/Xinhua, Jiao Hongtao

(121226) — BEIJING, Dec. 26, 2012 (Xinhua) — A bullet train passes over Yongdinghe Bridge in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 26, 2012. The world’s longest high-speed rail route linking Beijing and Guangzhou started operation on Wednesday. Running at an average speed of 300 kilometers per hour, the 2,298-kilometer new route will cut the travel time between Beijing and Guangzhou from more than 20 hours to around eight. (Xinhua/Jiao Hongtao) (lx)