New railway operating plan to launch on July 1

A new railway operating plan will be implemented starting July 1, which will boost China’s passenger transport capacity, according to China’s railway operator on Thursday. Under the new plan, a few rail lines will be put into operation to further optimize the country’s railway network and significantly enhance regional transportation capacity, said China State Railway…

Korean Peninsula peace process suffers setback

The demolition of the joint liaison office for inter-Korean talks by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Tuesday is a severe setback to the Korean Peninsula peace process. The DPRK claimed the demolition of the office was in response to defectors spreading anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border through balloons. But it appears the…

Expert: Beijing’s outbreak controlled

Few passengers wait at the Beijing Railway Station on Thursday. Since the new outbreak in the city started on June 11, virus control measures have been implemented that include community access restrictions, requiring people to take nucleic acid tests and enacting new travel curbs and rules. ZOU HONG/CHINA DAILY   The recent outbreak of COVID-19…

Mumbai starts railway operations for state employees providing essential services

Migrants arrive at a railway station in a bus to board a train to their home state of Uttar Pradesh during an extended lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India, May 20, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] MUMBAI – Mumbai has commenced limited railway operations within the city, after over two months…

Chinese train maker help maintain railway cars in Argentina

0 QINGDAO, June 11 (Xinhua) — CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, a major manufacturer of railway cars in China, will provide maintenance services for Argentina’s 709 intercity train carriages, the company announced Thursday. CRRC Sifang signed an online agreement with Argentina’s state-owned rail company, Sociedad Operadora Ferroviaria Sociedad del Estado (SOFSE), on the cooperation of…

Main structure completed in Nyingchi station of Lhasa-Nyingchi railway

LHASA — The main structure of the Nyingchi railway station in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region was completed Saturday, marking new progress in the construction of a major railway linking regional capital Lhasa and Nyingchi. The Nyingchi station adopts a design combining both modern and traditional Tibetan architectural styles, according to China Railway Construction Engineering…