Fast Train in China – level 1

27-09-2018 07:00

Hong Kong opens a new high-speed train. It connects Hong Kong to Shenzen.

The new system cost 10 billion US dollars. It took eight years to build. It can carry 80,000 people a day. You can travel from Hong Kong to Shenzen in just 14 minutes. That is 45 minutes less than before.

Hong Kong is not completely a part of China. Shenzen is in China. The new train brings Hong Kong and China more together.

Some people do not like this. They protest.

Difficult words: cost (past of ’cost’ – if something costs some money, you have to pay the money to have it), took (past of ‘take’).

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