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A Chinese makeover on Angola's railway

Justin Rowlatt takes a ride on one of the great railways of Africa. The Benguela railway, originally built by the British, stretches right into the heart of the continent.

Travelling from Luanda to Cubal in Angola Justin looks at how Chinese investment is reinvigorating the line.

Episode one of The Chinese Are Coming will be broadcast on Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 2100 GMT on BBC Two.

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