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Railfan’s guide to Shanghai, China

My 2013 visit to Shanghai was only for a few days, so I didn’t get much time to look around the city. None the less, here are a few suggested places for a railfan to visit. The obvious The Shanghai […]

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Exploring the Beijing Subway

Time for something a little different from my usual Hong Kong content – a trip over to the ‘Mainland’ to tour the Beijing Subway. The old The first section of the Beijing Subway opened in 1971, with 10 stations along […]

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Switching from left to right on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

Traffic in Hong Kong and Macau drive on the left, while vehicles in mainland China drive on the right – so what side does traffic on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge travel on? The answer – on the right side, just […]

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U-turns on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge links Hong Kong to Macau and Mainland China – and u-turns are prohibited along the entire 35-minute 55-kilometre long journey across it! However in an emergency you don’t need to drive in reverse to get back […]

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Foreign flag carriers and flights to Taiwan

Taiwan’s relationship with Mainland China is a complicated one, and the dispute has spilled out into the world of aviation, after the People’s Republic of China objected to the flag carriers of foreign governments serving what they regarded as a […]

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