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As we hail China's miracles in transport infrastructure construction,it is worth reflecting on the nation's transport achievements in the past 60 years,which have brought substantial benefits to the Chinese people.

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In 1949,China had a highway mileage of only 80700km,with 30000km paved.

By 2008,China's highway mileage reached 3.73m km,an increase of 45 times over 1949.

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The highways currently connect 99.24% of the nation's townships and 92.86% of the village,according to the Ministry of Transport.

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In 1988,China built its first expressway,between Shanghai and Jiading,with a length of 18.5km.Today the expressway mileage has reached 60300km.

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According to the national expressway network plan,approved by the State Council in 2004,China will build a developed expressway network in the next 30 years with a mileage of 86600km.

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China started operating its first subway in Beijing in 1969.

By 2008,the nation had buitl 29 urban rail transit lines in 10 cities.

At present,the mileage of rail transit lines across the country adds up to 776km,carrying 2.21b passengers annually.

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Post time 2009-11-15 20:24:41 |Display all floors
According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development,China will have 79 Urban rail transit lines in 22 cities,including Beijing,Shanghai and Guangzhou,by 2015,with a mileage of 2259.84km.

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