Railway hailed as business boon for Laos

Phouphet Kyophilavong said he is delighted that the China-Laos Railway is now in full operation after being opened on Friday despite the difficulties that the pandemic threw in the way. Apart from linking two countries, the first railway in landlocked Laos ushers in a new era and will benefit the country economically, including by helping…

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China-Laos rail enhances connectivity for economic and social benefits of both peoples

Laos’ first ever high-speed railway receives blessing of religious groups on Thursday and is expected to deliver improved connectivity that will create more business opportunities and transform the landlocked country. The China-Laos railway, scheduled for official opening on Friday, is a docking project between the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and Laos’ strategy to convert…

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Presidents to witness new rail link opening

Bullet train service to cut travel time, bring job opportunities President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, will meet with Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Lao president, via video link on Friday. The two leaders will also attend…

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Tech keeps bullet trains running in Xinjiang deserts

URUMQI-Railway maintenance worker Yu Guorong was once afraid of the wind. For more than 30 years, he has battled winds in the Gobi Desert in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to ensure the safety of railway lines. Nowadays, Yu gets along better with his invisible enemy thanks to technology and windbreaks adopted for a…

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Tech keeps bullet trains running in Xinjiang deserts

URUMQI-Railway maintenance worker Yu Guorong was once afraid of the wind. For more than 30 years, he has battled winds in the Gobi Desert in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to ensure the safety of railway lines. Nowadays, Yu gets along better with his invisible enemy thanks to technology and windbreaks adopted for a…

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Chongqing’s rail equipment industry goes global

A new rail vehicle developed by Chongqing Changke Track Vehicle Co in Liangjiang New Area finished track testing on Oct 20. Unlike most trains, it is China’s first railway vehicle that can seamlessly transit between urban and suburban railways. One week later, news came that Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co will establish a new branch – Chongqing CRRC Times…

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International freight lines open new horizons for Jilin

In the first nine months of this year, inbound and outbound China-Europe freight trains on the Changchun-Manzhouli-Europe International Rail Freight Line carried 7,398 standard-sized shipping containers, up 8.6 percent year-on-year, according to the Changchun International Land Port Development. Import and export goods were valued at around 2.4 billion yuan ($375.6 million), a 3.4 percentage point…

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