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Here's how America's Amtrak compares to China's bullet trains

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

The INSIDER Summary:

  • China’s bullet trains are faster than Amtrak in the US.
  • They’re also significantly cheaper.
  • The interiors of the trains look pretty much the same.
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