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China Has Astounding Plans To Build A 13 Thousand Kilometer High Speed Rail Line To Connect China And The United States Requiring A Tunnel Under The Bering Strait Connecting Russia And Alaska. In Addition To The China To U.S. Plan, Chinese Media Report There Are Others In The Works Including A Trans-Asian Railway Network Connecting China With Burma, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand Malaysia And Singapore. Another Plan Would Follow The Anicent "Silk Road" Trading Route Through China And Through To Major European Cities. There Are Also Plans To Build Rail Lines In Africa Including A High Speed Line In Oil Rich Nigeria And Yet Another Linking South Sudan With The Kenyan Port Of Mombasa. Daybreak Asia's Ira Mellman Spoke With Louis Thompson, A Former Railway Advisor To The World Bank With Extensive Experience In China And Throughout Africa. Mellman Asked Him If Such Plans, Especially The China To U.S. Plan, Could Be Accomplished.