China approves $67.9bln of urban railway projects in Greater Bay Area - Securities Times

Projects will have a total length of 775 kilometres

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A China Railway High-speed bullet train runs towards Beijing South Railway Station July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File photo - RTX2CWEW

Image used for illustrative purpose. A China Railway High-speed bullet train runs towards Beijing South Railway Station July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File photo - RTX2CWEW

REUTERS/Jason Lee/File photo - RTX2CWEW

BEIJING - China's state planner has approved several urban railway projects worth 474.1 billion yuan ($67.91 billion) in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, the Securities Times reported on Tuesday.

Those projects will have a total length of 775 kilometres, the official media said. ($1 = 6.9812 Chinese yuan)

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang, Judy Hua and Ryan Woo; Editing by Jacqueline Wong) ((LushaZhang1@thomsonreuters.com; 8610-56692106;))

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