Guangdong to speed up intercity rail development

An aerial photo taken on Aug 13, 2020, shows a view of Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province. [Photo/Xinhua] Guangdong province, an economic powerhouse in South China, will accelerate development of the intercity railway network in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to help boost the local economy, Governor Ma Xingrui said. “We will begin construction…

Xi underlines high-speed rail as a success of China’s independent innovation

President Xi Jinping inspects the Taizicheng rail station close to the competition venues and athletes’ village of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Zhangjiakou, North China’s Hebei province, Jan 19, 2021. Xi on Tuesday arrived in Zhangjiakou by taking the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail. He inspected the Taizicheng rail station, the National Ski…

Railways set service goals for new year

A high-speed train enters Yinchuan station in Ningxia Hui autonomous region during trial on Dec 25, 2020. [Photo by Ding Bannong/for chinadaily.com.cn] National operator looking forward to big year-on-year rise in passenger trips Handling more passengers and cargo and opening new railways are among goals set by China’s national railway operator for this year that…

Passengers enter the Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on June 25, the first day of the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING — China will step up epidemic prevention and control during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush and strengthen emergency response, in an effort to ensure safe travel of the public, the State Council…

Railway connects Pingtan to mainland

A train travels on the Pingtan Haixia Rail-Road Bridge of the Fuzhou-Pingtan Railway on Saturday. HU GUOLIN/FOR CHINA DAILY A railway connecting the mainland with Pingtan, an island county in Fujian province, opened on Saturday, linking it to the national railway network. Pingtan, 126 kilometers from Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the largest island in Fujian province,…