Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

by: Wendover Productions     Published on: 13 November 2018

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Build your website for 10% off at http://Squarespace.com/WendoverSubscribe to Half as Interesting (The other channel from Wendover Productions): https://www.youtube.com/halfasinterestingGet the Wendover Productions t-shirt: https://standard.tv/collections/wendover-productions/products/wendover-productions-shirtCheck out my personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDA1X6RrhzZQOHOGvC3KsWgSupport Wendover Productions on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wendoverproductionsYoutube: http://www.YouTube.com/WendoverProductionsTwitter: http://www.Twitter.com/WendoverProEmail: sam@wendover.productionsReddit: http://Reddit.com/r/WendoverProductionsReferences:[1] https://www.economist.com/china/2017/01/13/china-has-built-the-worlds-largest-bullet-train-network[2] https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519-world-bank-country-and-lending-groups[3] http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/451551468241176543/pdf/932270BRI0Box30ffic020140final000EN.pdf[4] https://www.oag.com/on-time-performance-star-ratings-2018[5] https://www.export.gov/article?id=China-Aviation[6] https://translate.google.com.au/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fpolitics.people.com.cn%2FGB%2F14562%2F10317457.html&edit-text=&act=url[7] https://www.ft.com/content/ca28f58a-955d-11e8-b747-fb1e803ee64e[8] http://www.hsr.ca.gov/docs/about/business_plans/Draft_2018_Business_Plan.pdf[9] https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/25483/892000BRI0Box3000china0transport09.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y[10] https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ralf_Wilhelms/publication/280924889_Social_Benefits_As_Part_In_The_Economic_Evaluation_Of_High_Speed_Rail/links/55cb933508aebc967dfe1a03/Social-Benefits-As-Part-In-The-Economic-Evaluation-Of-High-Speed-Rail.pdf[11] http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/05/c_137158303.htm[12] https://www.economist.com/china/2017/01/13/china-has-built-the-worlds-largest-bullet-train-networkAnimation by Josh SherringtonSound by Graham Haerther (http://www.Haerther.net)Thumbnail by Simon BuckmasterSpecial thanks to Patreon supporters Alec Watson, Andrew J Thom, Braam Snyman, Bryan Yip, Chris Allen, Chris Barker, Connor J Smith, Daddy Donald, Etienne Dechamps, Eyal Matsliah, Hank Green, Harry Hendel, James Hughes, James McIntosh, John & Becki, Johnston, Keith Bopp, Kelly J Knight, Ken Lee, KyQuan, Phong, manoj kasyap govindaraju, Plinio Correa, Qui Le, Robin Pulkkinen, Sheldon Zhao, Simen Nerleir, Tim RobinsonChina airspace time-lapse courtesy FlightRadar24.comAir China 747 landing shot courtesy ZurichAirportSpotterChina Eastern 737 takeoff shot courtesy PDX AviationTibet railway shots courtesy Steven Chen and PK LongMusic by http://epidemicsound.comSelect footage courtesy the AP Archive