China to steadily boost railway construction

BEIJING — China’s top economic planner has pledged more efforts to steadily promote railway construction, stressing prioritizing the progress of key projects. Efforts will be made to speed up the construction of major projects including the Sichuan-Tibet Railway and the high-speed railway along the Yangtze River, the National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday in…

Footprints in the snow

On Jan 8, the staff of the Xiluoqi maintenance team in Tahe county, Heilongjiang province, carried out work at the 497 kilometer junction of the Nenjiang-Greater Khingan Forest Railway. Affiliated to China Raiway Harbin Group’s Jiagedaqi construction section, the Xiluoqi team is responsible for some of the toughest maintenance work deep inside the most frigid…

High-speed rail network adopts e-ticket system

CHINA DAILY: All high-speed railway stations will allow passengers to use electronic tickets as part of the effort to streamline boarding procedures and improve service amid robust traffic during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush, the national railway operator said on Thursday. “So far, high-speed and intercity railway stations nationwide have adopted the e-ticket service, in…

High-speed train to help beat poverty

Beijing-Zhangjiakou line to bring direct benefits to impoverished rural residents The opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is expected to help with poverty alleviation among impoverished rural residents and counties in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, bringing more opportunities to local industries, particularly with the 2022 Winter Olympics approaching. Zhangjiakou, about 200 kilometers northwest of Beijing and…

Rail line opens new prospects

Beijing-Zhangjiakou route set to bring direct benefits to impoverished areas The opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is expected to help with poverty alleviation among rural residents and counties in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, bringing more opportunities to boost local industries, particularly with the 2022 Winter Olympics approaching. Zhangjiakou, about 200 kilometers northwest of Beijing and…