No solution in sight in UK rail disputes

A pedestrian walks past the closed gates outside Victoria Underground Station London, on August 19, 2022, as strike action on Buses, National Rail and London Underground affects services. Public transport workers in London held fresh strikes Friday over pay and conditions, cutting services on almost all underground and overground rail lines that link up the…

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Modern railway key to Kenya’s Vision 2030

Nairobi National Park Super Major Bridge along the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is equipped with noise deflectors in Nairobi, Kenya, in July. China-built SGR offers efficient, affordable mobility NAIROBI-As a veteran insurance sales agent, Farahana Mghoi used to spend seven hours on matatus, the public service vehicles in Kenya, from her hometown of Voi…

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Take the Belt and Road for prosperity

Photo taken on Aug 4, 2022 shows freight trains at Xi'an International Port in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province. [Photo/Xinhua] The 10,000th freight train on the China-Europe railway of this year rolled out from Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, on Sunday. The same day, a train left Qingdao port for Indonesia. It will be used…

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BRI-related high-speed trains head to Indonesia

A set of bullet trains for the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway is delivered by ship from Qingdao, Shandong province, to Indonesia on Sunday. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] The first batch of Chinese-made high-speed trains, customized for the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in Indonesia, will arrive in the Southeast Asian country by the end of this month, marking…

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Tightened epidemic controls applied to train travel

People line up to receive a COVID-19 test at the gate of the Lhasa Maternal and Child Health Hospital in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region. [Photo by Daqiong/For chinadaily.com.cn] Tailored, stricter epidemic control protocols are being implemented on trains to prevent the spread of COVID-19 via the railway network amid a recent surge in cases, the…

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The first Beijing-Shijiazhuang-Europe freight train departs

The first Beijing-Shijiazhuang-Europe freight train was dispatched from Beijing on Tuesday and will arrive in Nizhnekamsk, Russia after a transit at the Shijiazhuang International Land Port, according to China News Service. The 50-compartment train loaded with more than 240 metric tons of refrigerator freezers, self-adhesive paper and spices accumulating a value of over 7.6 million…

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Intercity rail along Yangtze gains speed

An aerial view of Jurong Station in Jiangsu province. Construction of an intercity railway project along the river in southern Jiangsu province sees a leap forward as the main building of Jurong Station, a major station along the rail and a future transportation hub for the county-level city, is nearing completion with a “breakthrough” achieved…

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China-Laos Railway ships over 1m tons cross-border goods

A China-Laos freight train arrives at the Chengdu international railway port on May 10, 2022. VIENTIANE — The Laos-China Railway Co Ltd (LCRC), a joint venture based in Lao capital Vientiane responsible for the operation of the railway’s Lao section, told Xinhua Wednesday that since its opening last December, the cross-border goods transported by the…

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