Xi underlines high-speed rail as a success of China’s independent innovation

President Xi Jinping inspects the Taizicheng rail station close to the competition venues and athletes’ village of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Zhangjiakou, North China’s Hebei province, Jan 19, 2021. Xi on Tuesday arrived in Zhangjiakou by taking the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail. He inspected the Taizicheng rail station, the National Ski…

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Number of China-Europe freight trains increases 50% in 2020

The China-Europe freight train waiting for departure at Xiangtang railway port in Nanchang, East China’s Jiangxi province, on Feb 17, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] A total of 12,400 freight trains ran between China and Europe in 2020, transporting 1.14 million standard containers, up 50 and 56 percent year-on-year respectively, China Central Television reported on Tuesday, sourcing China…

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Railways set service goals for new year

A high-speed train enters Yinchuan station in Ningxia Hui autonomous region during trial on Dec 25, 2020. [Photo by Ding Bannong/for chinadaily.com.cn] National operator looking forward to big year-on-year rise in passenger trips Handling more passengers and cargo and opening new railways are among goals set by China’s national railway operator for this year that…

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Passengers enter the Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on June 25, the first day of the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING — China will step up epidemic prevention and control during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush and strengthen emergency response, in an effort to ensure safe travel of the public, the State Council…

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Railway connects Pingtan to mainland

A train travels on the Pingtan Haixia Rail-Road Bridge of the Fuzhou-Pingtan Railway on Saturday. HU GUOLIN/FOR CHINA DAILY A railway connecting the mainland with Pingtan, an island county in Fujian province, opened on Saturday, linking it to the national railway network. Pingtan, 126 kilometers from Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the largest island in Fujian province,…

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Maiden subway line opens in Taiyuan

The long-awaited subway line in Taiyuan will be put into service on Saturday, Taiyuan Rail Transit Corp announced recently. Trial operation of the first subway line in the provincial capital of Shanxi began on Monday, with 1,000 local passengers experiencing their maiden rides. Cui Zhe, a resident from Shanxi Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone, was among…

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China-LatAm community with shared future sets example of solidarity against common challenges

Technicians check trains parked at a factory in Llavallol, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, on Nov 16. [Photo/Xinhua] Like a giant ship unperturbed by choppy waters, the relationship between China and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has been sailing steadily amid a turbulent 2020. Though the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic hit the region hard, there is…

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