Railways in China have
developed rapidly, and many new domestic and
international lines have been opened.
The domestic lines include quasi-express trains,
express trains, tourist
expresses, and through
The quasi-expresses include the
Guangzhou-Kowloon Express and the
Guangzhou-Shenzhen Express; Expresses trains
starting at night and returning
morning run between large municipalities; Tourist trains
tourist cities, offering
convenient transportation or travelers in China;
Railway coaches in China have two upper berths and
two lower berths and two
lower berths in
each private room .
international railway expresses shuttle between Beijing,
Ulan Bator, and
Moscow, and Beijing,
Manzhouli, and Moscow; Beijing and Pyongyang; Urumqi
and Alma Ata; Beijing and Ulan Bator.
highways in China have a total mileage of 1.18 million
include 70 national
highways and1,600 provincial highways. Great efforts are
being made to construct more expressways
and class I and Class II highways
motor traffic. The following expressways and Class |and
Class || motor
highways are convenient for
tourists: Shenyang-Dalian, Beijing-Tanggu,
Xian-Baoji, Guiyang-Huangshi, Jinan-Qingdao,
Chengdu-Chongqing, Fuzhou-Xiamen,Hainan Island Ring Road,
Guilin-Liuzhou, Guangzhou-Shantou, and
expressway transportation is featured by high grade, quality
quality service, high speed,
simple procedure. Most coaches for this
transport are comfortable, well
either imported or jointly
foreign companies. The average speed is 100 km/h.
3.Getting Around a City
Taxicab Service Taxicabs of varying types are
available in large and
cities. A ride costs one or two yuan per kilometer.
Subway In Beijing the subway
consists of two lines:the East-West, which runs
between Xidan and Pingguoyuan; and the Ring Line,
along the 2nd Ring road. A
costs 2.00 yuan.
Shanghai No. 1 Subway Line runs from Jinjiang Garden to New
Railway Station. A subway ride
costs 2.00 yuan.
In many tourist cities, such as Beijing, bicycles are for
hotels. People can also look
around in Beijing by a three-wheeled vehicle
driven by man