China-Europe freight trains eclipse previous record

More freight train services linked China and Europe in the first 10 months of this year than the record number for all of last year, demonstrating their strong resilience amid the COVID-19 pandemic and role in stabilizing the global supply chain. China State Railway Group, the national railway service operator, said 12,605 services carrying nearly…

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Nanning-Yulin high-speed railway under construction

Workers produce a box girder at the construction site of the high-speed railway linking Nanning and Yulin of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 18, 2021. With a designed speed of 350 km per hour, the Nanning-Yulin high-speed railway is a crucial part of the high-speed railway linking Nanning of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region…

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Building China’s impressive high-speed rail

High-speed rail (HSR) is an important indicator of the modernization of a country’s transportation and a significant reflection of its level of industrialization. Despite developing HSR more than four decades later than some developed countries, thanks to the CPC’s leadership and the strengths of its system that efficiently pools national resources to achieve extraordinary feats,…

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Luohu plans two high-speed railway hubs

SHENZHEN Railway Station in Luohu District and Luohu North Railway Station will be built into high-speed railway hubs, according to the Shenzhen Municipal Transport Bureau recently. Shenzhen Railway Station will be connected with Ganzhou-Shenzhen and Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed railways. And Luohu North Railway Station will become a transport hub integrating the future Shenzhen-Shenshan High-speed Railway, the…

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New rail tickets serve Beijing-Tianjin commuters

Railway authorities are rolling out two new types of tickets to be sold at a discount for intercity travel between Beijing and Tianjin – a ticket good for 60 trains within 30 days, and a 20-ride ticket that must be consumed within 90 days. The new tickets will provide convenience for frequent commuters, China Railway…

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High-speed train to Taiwan song goes viral

“Let’s take a high-speed train to Taiwan. The dream will be realized in 2035. We will enjoy the scene at Penghu Bay together. And visit the Ali Mountain and Riyuetan Lake.” These are lines from Traveling to Taiwan in 2035, a song that has gone viral on social media. The song alludes to a ride…

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High-speed train to Taiwan song goes viral

“Let’s take a high-speed train to Taiwan. The dream will be realized in 2035. We will enjoy the scene at Penghu Bay together. And visit the Ali Mountain and Riyuetan Lake.” These are lines from Traveling to Taiwan in 2035, a song that has gone viral on social media. The song alludes to a ride…

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5th station completed on China-Laos railway

Signs were officially put up on Friday to identify the Boten railway station of the China-Laos railway on Friday. It is the fifth station to be completed on the line in northern Laos. The project, which includes the four other stations plus four side stations, covers a total area of 68,920 square meters in the…

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High-speed rail cuts greenhouse gas emissions

Less road transport lowers discharges; greener electricity can further contribute China’s high-speed railway network has led to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a recent study has shown. Published in the journal Nature Climate Change last month, the study was carried out by researchers from Singapore, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. The research…

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