china....and with something like 70,000 km of rail, you gots plenty
of places to visit.
the regular services often have baggage cars, transport unboxed for small fee,
usually around $10. caution! many stops along the line are only for a few minutes,
don't allow access to baggage car. check schedules. you can drop off a few days
before your train, and pick up a few days after arrival.
some lines without baggage cars provide van service along the route. otherwise,
you can usually take your bike with you as carry-on baggage. store your
bike in either of the two end sections of the cars, where they have doors open
to the platforms (only one door will open on the entire journey).
as far as i know, high-speed trains don't have baggage cars. it is possible (on some
routes) to take a boxed box if the dimensions L+W+H is less than 130cm, or a