Fast Train in China – level 3
Hong Kong opened a new high-speed train link to inland China which cut down the journey from Hong Kong to Shenzhen by 45 minutes. The new system cost 10 billion US dollars, took eight years to complete and will carry over 80,000 passengers daily.
The new speedy mode of transport provoked protests outside the station over Beijing’s increasing influence in the Hong Kong region.
Difficult words: influence (power).
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