After publication of the resumption notices, allegations of the negative effects of the proposed ExRL appeared in media reports.
The Chinese high-speed railway, called Express Rail Link (ExRL), was first constructed in 2006.
(1.) According to the International Union of Railways, any railway line equipped for speeds equal to or greater than 250 km/h is regarded as a "high-speed line." The ExRL is considered a high-speed line as the national rail network target is to run at a speed over 250 km/h.