In the past five years, China has basically built the world's largest "four vertical and four horizontal" high-speed rail network, and is building a "eight vertical and eight horizontal" high-speed rail network that comprehensively covers the Midwest, with the fastest speed and the longest mileage. Continuously speed up and upgrade while leading the way.
CCTV News Hookup reported "[Five Years of Enduring Progress] China's High-speed Railway: From Four Vertical to Four Horizontal to Eight Vertical and Eight Horizontal". The concept of railway construction and development not only objectively summarizes the remarkable achievements of China's high-speed railway, but also expresses the practical needs of China's high-speed railway that needs to continue to develop rapidly. Finally, it also looks forward to the convenient high-speed railway after the completion of China's "eight vertical and eight horizontal" high-speed railway network. traffic. The author saw a surge of emotion and confidence.
The vertical lines in the original "four vertical and four horizontal" high-speed rail network: Beijing to Shanghai, Beijing to Guangzhou, Harbin to Shenyang, and the southeast coastal high-speed rail; Shanghai to Kunming, Shanghai to Chengdu, and Xuzhou to Lanzhou in the four horizontal lines It has been opened to traffic. Except for Beijing to Shenyang, Qingdao to Jinan and Shijiazhuang under construction, China's four vertical and four horizontal high-speed rail networks have all been completed. According to reports, after the opening of the Guizhou-Guangzhou high-speed train from Guiyang to Guangzhou, the number of tourists in Guizhou Province increased by 17% and tourism revenue increased by 20% in the first year.
Undoubtedly, the basic construction of the "four vertical and four horizontal" high-speed rail network complemented a shortcoming of economic development and improvement of people's livelihood in some regions of China. Therefore, the author has reason to believe that with the construction of the "eight vertical and eight horizontal" high-speed rail network, the economy and people's livelihood in more places in China will be well promoted.
As reported by the news webcast, after the completion of the "eight vertical and eight horizontal" high-speed railway network, the total mileage of the national high-speed railway will reach 45,000 kilometers, which is double the current mileage and will connect the national railway network with a total mileage of more than 200,000 kilometers. It basically covers cities with a population of over 200,000. If you think about it, what does such a large and developed railway network mean?
Such a large network will have an inestimable effect on the development of China's economy and the improvement of people's livelihood! The completion of this network and the use of existing railways mean that China's territory is basically gridded. At that time, the living circle of the vast majority of the people will be covered by railways. Not only will people travel more safely and quickly, but goods will also be more economical and convenient to travel by rail.
"If you want to be rich, build the road first." This is a true proposition that has been verified numerous times. As these roads connecting our billions of people become the fastest and most comfortable roads in the world, one can imagine how our lives will change.
In my mind, the “eight vertical and eight horizontal” high-speed rail network under construction depicts the grand picture of reviving China. There is no doubt that the improvement of people's livelihood and economic development, these issues that are closely related to the lives of each of us, will continue to increase and increase speed with the "grid" process of high-speed rail.