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Chinese Engineers Are Designing A Massive High-Speed Railway To Connect China And The US

The proposed line would begin in north-east China and run up through Siberia, pass through a tunnel underneath the Pacific Ocean then cut through Alaska and Canada to reach the continental US. Digging a hole to China may not sound as crazy in the near future as it does now. That’s because some ambitious Chinese engineers are considering plans to build a high-speed railway line beneath the Pacific Ocean that would connect China with the continental United States. For some perspective on just how huge such a project would be, it would take 200 kilometers (125 miles) of undersea tunnel just to connect Russia and Alaska, said Wang Mengshu, a railway expert at the Chinese Academy of…