High-speed railway set to open in Nanyang

The track of the Nanyang section of Zhengzhou-Wanzhou High-speed Railway measures 148.7 kilometers.   The track of the Nanyang section of a high-speed railway running from Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, to Wanzhou in Southwest China’s Chongqing has been completely laid out. The section, which measures 148.7 kilometers, will be the first high-speed railway that…

Bullet trains stay on track

(China’s high-speed rail network carries 4 million passengers every day, connecting some of the country’s top draws) China has built the world’s longest high-speed rail network and is continuing to expand it rapidly. With a total length of 29,000 km by the end of 2018, high-speed rail now covers 30 of the country’s 34 provincial-level…

Planning starts for new Central European high-speed railway system

BUDAPEST, May 7 (Xinhua) — Planning has started for a new high-speed railway system linking the Visegrad Group (V4) countries (Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia) together, according to local media on Tuesday. “In two years, the feasibility study on the high-speed railway linking Budapest-Bratislava-Brno-Warsaw will be completed,” Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet reported here,…

Vocational school in Thailand boosts modern skills with help from China

(Students practice driving a high-speed train in a simulator at Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Technical College in Ayutthaya, Thailand, in February. YANG ZHOU/XINHUA)   “Now the train moves forward,” said 20-year-old Arthitaya Sapkum, who was attentively looking at a screen that simulates the locomotive window of a high-speed train, while her classmates were operating the control…