China to build deepest, largest high-speed rail station at Great Wall



China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday.
The station will be at Badaling, the most visited section of the Great Wall which lies about 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Beijing. The site received 30,000 tourists in just one day during the Chinese New Year holiday week, according to the China National Tourism Administration.
"The Badaling station will be located 102 meters (335 feet) below the surface, with an... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 48
Source: Reuters
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