London to raise public transport prices

The cost of traveling on public transport in London is set to rise by an average 5 percent next month, the biggest jump in a decade. The organization that operates the capital’s transport network, Transport for London, or TfL, said the price hike matches the inflation rate and would help it reach “financial sustainability”. London…

Explosive growth of Beijing’s clean, green Metro

As China encourages more people to take public transport in cities to reduce carbon emissions, Beijing’s rapidly developing metro network will continue to play an important role. By the end of last year, the capital’s metro network stretched 783 kilometers with 27 lines and 459 stations. It operates more than 10,000 metro train services and…

Chongqing-Kunming high-speed railway under construction

The Majiawuji Bridge at the Sichuan-Chongqing section of the Chongqing-Kunming high-speed railway is under construction on Feb 9, 2022. The 699 kilometer long railway which is part of the Beijing-Kuming railway will significantly shorten the travel time between Chongqing and Kunming after construction. Article Resource: CHINADAILY

Africa eyes transport to spur jobs bonanza

Africa’s transport sector is expected to strongly benefit from a free-trade deal being bedded down across the continent, with projections of 160 million new jobs if countries exploit the agreement’s full potential. In order to realize these goals, the African Continental Free Trade Area, or AfCFTA, must be accompanied by the implementation of regional infrastructure…

Colombians make tracks on rail revival

With Chinese expertise tapped, more ventures seen likely in economic boost China looms large in a plan by Colombia to revive its railway networks after decades of neglect. Such a revival could significantly boost the economy, offering an affordable transport alternative to the 215,000 kilometers of roads now crossing the South American country, experts said.…

High-speed railway welcomes private investment

New 266.9-km intercity line greatly shortens travel time between Zhejiang cities, further enhancing regional economy China’s first privately controlled high-speed railway in Zhejiang province will provide a promising example for private capital to invest in the nation’s railway sector, experts said. As the first high-speed railway largely funded by domestic private capital, the 266.9-kilometer Hangzhou-Shaoxing-Taizhou…

CCECC: Improving well-being with key infrastructures in Pakistan

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), formerly the Foreign Aid Bureau of the Ministry of Railways of China, was established in 1979 and merged into China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) in 2003. Guided by “Diligence, Integrity, and Perseverance” at the very core of its corporate culture, CCECC over the years has developed into a large-scale…

Chongqing sees rising length of operational urban rail transit

CHONGQING — Chongqing in Southwest China had more than 400 km of urban rail transit in operation by the end of January, according to the municipal commission of housing and urban-rural development. Metro and intercity railways are the two main modes of public transport in the mountainous city. The municipality’s first rail line opened in…

City transportation system builds strong global trade links

Chengdu in Sichuan province used to be an important commercial center for economic and trade exchanges between China and the world by virtue of its rich products such as silk, tea and lacquerware. Thousands of years later, the modern Silk Road, consisting of international freight trains and flights, has once again thrust Chengdu to the…