Beijing-Moscow high-speed rail link gets $242bn from China

China to Russia via Kazakhstan rail linkChina-Moscow high-speed rail link: Chinese authorities last week use the social media site Weibo to announce that they were to  invest $242bn in the construction of a 7,000km high-speed railroad between Beijing and Moscow. Running through Kazakhstan, the new line will be an entirely separate transport link to Russia’s Trans-Siberian Railway and will cut the journey time between the two capital from five to two days. RT