High-speed train revolutionizes travel

A staff member plays the violin to entertain passengers on the train.[Photo provided to China Daily] Traders and tourists among those to benefit from quicker journey between Taiyuan and Zhengzhou A high-speed train departed the Taiyuan Southern Railway Station at 9:10 am on Dec 12 and arrived in Zhengzhou, capital city of Henan province two…

China develops new middle-to-low-speed maglev train

A new type of middle-to-low-speed magnetic-levitation train rolls out the production line in Changchun, Jilin province on Dec 15, 2020. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Chinese train maker CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co Ltd rolled out a new type of middle-to-low-speed magnetic-levitation train in Changchun, the capital city of Northeast China’s Jilin province, on Dec 15.…

Zhoushan on track to join high-speed railway network

Two new models of the Fuxing high-speed train are parked at China State Railway Group Co’s branch in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, on Tuesday. The trains will operate on the Yinchuan-Xi’an High-Speed Railway, which is scheduled to open on Dec 26. [Photo by Yuan Jingzhi/For China Daily] Preparatory work for the construction of the Ningbo-Zhoushan Railway-China’s…

New rules music to passengers’ ears

A new set of rules governing behavior on the Shanghai subway came into effect on Tuesday, forbidding listening to electronic devices without earphones inside subway cars. This was long called for. Subway cars are public spaces where nobody should disturb others. However, in reality there are many who play music or watch movies on the…

New high-speed rail line completed in northeast

Workers connect the last two steel rails of a new high-speed line linking Mudanjiang with Jiamusi in Heilongjiang province on Monday. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] As the last two steel rails were connected, the track-laying work for a new high-speed rail line was completed in Heilongjiang province on Monday. Construction started in November 2016 on…

Chinese firms ship steel rails for Jakarta project

File photo of the shipment of the first batch of made-in-China steel rails for Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line. [Photo/China Railway Material Group] The shipment of the first batch of made-in-China steel rails for Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line from Saturday has signaled Chinese steel companies’ increased competitiveness as the country is one of the…

Chinese touch lifts infrastructure

Using imaginative business models and high-tech, CR20G lands overseas projects A Chinese consortium led by China Railway 20th Bureau Group Corp (CR20G) and China Communications Construction Co will build a sea-crossing cable-stayed bridge to connect the city of Salvador, capital of Bahia, the northeastern state of Brazil, and the island of Itaparica in the same…

Free trade zone opening up economy of region

The Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is vowing to seize opportunities brought by the newly established China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone and expand economic and trade cooperation with neighboring countries. Established on Aug 30, 2019, the Guangxi FTZ made great progress in utilizing foreign capital. This was demonstrated by the $170 million in foreign investments…