posted on Jan, 18 2009 @ 08:57 AM
Beijing aiming for world's longest subway system
from Radio Australia
Beijing is set to overtake London as the city with the longest subway system in the world, with China's capital planning to stretch its subway rail
to more than 500 kilometres by 2012.
according to the latest report,13 new subway lines will be in operation by 2012,and near 10 new lines are under construction now in the city.shanghai
and guangzhou(the lenghth of their subways are currently ahead of beijing) are also planning to build the world longest subway system.