Huzhou section of Hefei-Hangzhou High-speed Railway in operation

A train pulls out of Hangzhou West Railway Station in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Thursday, as the Huzhou-Hangzhou section of the Hefei-Hangzhou High-speed Railway opens. [Photo by LI ZHONG/FOR CHINA DAILY] The Huzhou-Hangzhou section of the Hefei-Hangzhou High-speed Railway opened on Thursday, and passengers were able to buy tickets online from 5 pm on Wednesday,…

‘Historic’ visit boosts ties with Uzbekistan

President Xi Jinping holds talks with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Sept 15, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan — President Xi Jinping met with his Mongolian counterpart, Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, at Forumlar Majmuasi Complex in Samarkand on Thursday afternoon. Xi pointed out that China-Mongolia relations have maintained good momentum of growth, and exchanges and cooperation…

Qingdao monorail to be first for commercial use

A 'Sky train' starts trial runs in Qingdao, Shandong province on July 20, 2017. [Photo/Chinanews.com] China’s first commercial suspended monorail, known as a “sky train”, has been rolled out by its manufacturer in Qingdao, Shandong province. Its design and development have employed many advanced technologies, making it not only a new style of rail transportation,…

High-speed cross-sea railway line to open next year in Fujian

Workers lay the last track of the Fuzhou-Xiamen high-speed railway at a new station in Xiamen, Fujian province, on Tuesday. China’s first cross-sea high-speed railway line will open in Fujian province between June and September next year, and is expected to promote the development of economically dynamic coastal city clusters in southeastern China, the line’s…

Train link creates a web of prosperity

Editor’s note: In this series, China Daily looks at some of the areas in which major progress has been made in the 10 years since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in November 2012. An aerial photo taken in July shows the China-Laos Railway's Mohan train station in Yunnan province.…

No solution in sight in UK rail disputes

A pedestrian walks past the closed gates outside Victoria Underground Station London, on August 19, 2022, as strike action on Buses, National Rail and London Underground affects services. Public transport workers in London held fresh strikes Friday over pay and conditions, cutting services on almost all underground and overground rail lines that link up the…

Modern railway key to Kenya’s Vision 2030

Nairobi National Park Super Major Bridge along the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is equipped with noise deflectors in Nairobi, Kenya, in July. China-built SGR offers efficient, affordable mobility NAIROBI-As a veteran insurance sales agent, Farahana Mghoi used to spend seven hours on matatus, the public service vehicles in Kenya, from her hometown of Voi…

Take the Belt and Road for prosperity

Photo taken on Aug 4, 2022 shows freight trains at Xi'an International Port in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province. [Photo/Xinhua] The 10,000th freight train on the China-Europe railway of this year rolled out from Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, on Sunday. The same day, a train left Qingdao port for Indonesia. It will be used…