Smart tech boosts ‘most beautiful rail’

A CTCE employee signals while 500-meter-long ballastless tracks, part of the Zhangjiajie-Jishou-Huaihua High-speed Railway, are laid over the weekend. The project is supported by smart track-laying facilities, which help in reducing manpower and expediting project work. [Photo by Wu Huaiqiu/For China Daily] The 246-km Zhangjiajie-Jishou-Huaihua high-speed line to wrap up by year-end   China Tiesiju Civil…

Special train caters to migrant workers

A train designated for migrant workers heading to plant rice seedlings stops at the Suihua Railway Station in Suihua, Heilongjiang province, Feb 27, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua] A special train carrying more than 500 migrant workers left the railway station in Suihua, Heilongjiang province, on Thursday for the rice fields of the Sanjiang Plain. Zhao Zhongshan, 50,…

Trade ties on the up thanks to FTA boost

Upgraded agreement between China and New Zealand injects fresh momentum into bilateral collaborations The upgraded free trade agreement between China and New Zealand will generate fresh momentum for their trade ties in the coming years, boosting the trade in goods and services and regional connectivity activities. Many opportunities occurred after the two sides inked an…

Explosive tourism for upcoming holiday

Train tickets to some of the most popular destinations for this year’s May Day holiday sold out the moment they became available, causing platforms to temporarily crash, foretelling an explosive holiday season starting on May 1.  “I tried wearing and taking off my glasses, binding and not binding my hair, and walked to the brighter…