By the end of 2020, which is also the end of the “135” period, the country’s high-speed rail mileage and highway network are expected to reach 38,000 km and 155,000 km respectively. The number of civilian transport airports will be 242. According to a railway official, by 2035 the total length of China’s railway tracks will reach about 200,000 km, including 70,000 km of high-speed railway.

People’s Daily Online, November 17, 2020