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Smooth operator

“A steward put down a glass of water and it didn’t even tremor”

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Kerry: impressed

John Kerry, former US Secretary of State, marvels at China’s high-speed train technology, recounting to the Financial Times how he travelled “at 300mph” on a bullet train. He said America’s fastest train maxes out at 150mph and “can’t go fast over the Chesapeake River because it will wind up in the Chesapeake. This is absurd.”


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