China is pushing ahead to more than double the current high speed rail network by 2030. There are some minor modifications to not fund some projects because of debt concerns.
ASEAN (Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia. Laos) high speed rail projects will be completed over the next ten years.
The frequency and volume of rail freight between Europe and China has increased by eight times over the last three years.
China is making a multi-billion dollar push for more trade and connections with Eastern Europe.
China High Speed rail network will double again by 2030
By 2020, China's high speed rail network will reach 30,000 kilometers. This will be up from about 22,000 kilometers today.
China's non-high speed railway network will reach 120,000 kilometers. Double-track will be 60% and electrification rates will 70% of track.