Ready to roll, through the cold

Easternmost high-speed rail line will also offer 5G coverage, winterized facilities. Luo Wangshu reports. Bullet train conductor Yan Meicheng has become a star among family and friends after being selected to serve on a new high-speed railway line connecting Mudanjiang and Jiamusi in Heilongjiang province. Before the new line opened for business, Yan and her…

Xinjiang railway construction advances as laying track completed

Track-laying work for the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway, the final section of a loop line surrounding the Taklimakan Desert in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, was completed on Monday. Track-laying work for the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway, the final section of a loop line surrounding the Taklimakan Desert in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, was completed on…

Freight trains to enhance supply chain, build BRI

Government officials and business leaders focusing especially on Europe-bound express shipments Freight train services connecting China and Europe will further enrich the global supply chains and heighten the high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative in coming years, according to government officials and business leaders. The officials and business leaders made their comments after…

Gansu launches China-EU freight train

A freight train of the China-Europe Railway Express departs from Wuwei, Northwest China’s Gansu province, for London recently. [Photo by Xu Letian]   Recently, Gansu’s first freight train departed from Wuwei South Railway Station, northwest of China’s Gansu province, headed for London. It carried a load of 50 forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) containers of goods,…

CHANGSHA EPITOMIZES ‘BRINGING IN AND GOING OUT’ WITH MASSIVE GROWTH IN GLOBAL TRADE

OPENING-UP The development of an open economy is the main aim behind Changsha’s creation of an opening-up base. During the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), Changsha faced a complex domestic and foreign environment and increased awareness of opening-up with a series of measures such as the “30 Industrial Regulations” and “16 Foreign Investment Regulations”. Based on…

Five-year port plan to boost freight

China will support the orderly opening of cargo airports, and explore and implement trials for transshipment of international containers and consolidation services at key seaports during its 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-25), said a senior Customs official on Thursday. At a news conference in Beijing, Dang Yingjie, deputy director-general of the National Office of Port…