High-speed rail is success of Chinese innovation: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has underlined that high-speed rail is a proof of China’s independent innovation.

Jinping made the remarks on Tuesday during an inspection tour of the preparation work on the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in the Zhangjiakou competition zone, the Xinhua news agency reported.

After arriving at Taizicheng station, he visited the athletes’ service hall and observed exhibits including a rail network map of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the sketch map and sand table of the Olympic competition zone and the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail link.