Container traffic rises sharply in Qingdao

A freight train loaded with 100 twenty-foot equipment containers, or TEUs, of cargo left from Qingdao, Shandong province, in early May, headed for Tajikistan. It was the first freight train to leave for the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, from the China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area, or SCODA. The cargo included glazed tiles, tires…

‘Sound camera’ helps make rail lines quieter

Technology developed in China has helped improve noise control along the nation’s railway lines, including its world-leading high-speed network, making trips more comfortable for passengers and bringing quieter lives to people living near the lines. A national engineering laboratory in Tianjin is the base of the world’s largest and most advanced sound source identification system…

Xinjiang expressways surpass 6,000 km

The overall length of expressways in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has exceeded 6,000 kilometers, according to the region’s transport authority. “The construction of expressways has been speeded up in our region this year. With some of the projects being completed, the expressways in Xinjiang have topped 6,000 km in length, forming a more convenient…