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…

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,…

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…

High-speed rail line from Beijing to Xiong’an in final tests

A test train arrives at Beijing Daxing Railway Station of Beijing-Xiong’an intercity railway on Aug 9, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] Test runs on an intercity high-speed railway line linking Beijing and Xiong’an New Area in Hebei province entered their final stage on Tuesday, China Railway Beijing Group said. The line is expected to open at the end…

High-speed train revolutionizes travel

A staff member plays the violin to entertain passengers on the train.[Photo provided to China Daily] Traders and tourists among those to benefit from quicker journey between Taiyuan and Zhengzhou A high-speed train departed the Taiyuan Southern Railway Station at 9:10 am on Dec 12 and arrived in Zhengzhou, capital city of Henan province two…

China develops new middle-to-low-speed maglev train

A new type of middle-to-low-speed magnetic-levitation train rolls out the production line in Changchun, Jilin province on Dec 15, 2020. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Chinese train maker CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co Ltd rolled out a new type of middle-to-low-speed magnetic-levitation train in Changchun, the capital city of Northeast China’s Jilin province, on Dec 15.…

Zhoushan on track to join high-speed railway network

Two new models of the Fuxing high-speed train are parked at China State Railway Group Co’s branch in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, on Tuesday. The trains will operate on the Yinchuan-Xi’an High-Speed Railway, which is scheduled to open on Dec 26. [Photo by Yuan Jingzhi/For China Daily] Preparatory work for the construction of the Ningbo-Zhoushan Railway-China’s…

Subway line to Terracotta Warriors about to open

A man dressed as Ying Zheng-the first ruler of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) and China’s first ever emperor-welcomes passengers to board Xi’an Metro Line 9 during its trial operation in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, on Dec 9. The train was headed to Qinlingxi, or West of Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum. The line will open before the…