Is there a dark side to China’s high-speed rail network?

Published Oct 09 2021 at 11:00 PM GMT
  • High-speed rail could be hurting rather than helping local economies in western China, with some cities becoming darker at night after a station comes to town, according to new research.
  • In a study published in the peer-reviewed domestic journal Geographical Research on Friday, the researchers said that on average, each high-speed rail station in western China corresponded to a more than 15 per cent drop in the intensity of local economic activity.“China is entering an era of high-speed rail….



  • Published Oct 9, 2021 11:00 PM GMT