New rail station eases access to cities for rural Yunnan

A railway station built in a town in Yunnan province to boost rural vitalization entered service on Saturday. Run by China Railway Kunming Group Co, the station, which is on the line linking Dali Bai autonomous prefecture and the city of Lincang, is expected to benefit more than 300,000 people, according to the local government.…

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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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Development key focus for BRICS group

Nations must team up for pursuit of common prosperity, experts say Countries in the BRICS group need to work together to improve people’s well-being and promote the common development and prosperity of all countries, experts said at a forum. The BRICS Seminar on Governance 2021, with the theme “Building Consensus and Confidence for BRICS Cooperation…

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East China’s Wuhu opens its first monorail line

HEFEI — The city of Wuhu in East China’s Anhui province officially unveiled its first monorail line on Wednesday amid efforts to build a green transportation system in the city. The monorail line 1 operates in a north-south direction covering a total distance of 30.5 kilometers with 25 elevated stations. Trains plying on the line…

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Building railroads in Africa

Since the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in 2000, railway construction has become a priority in the two sides’ cooperation, especially after the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. So far, more than 6,000 kilometers of railways have been built in the continent within the China-Africa cooperation framework, injecting new impetus into…

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First fully prefab metro station in Qingdao begins assembly

China’s first fully prefabricated metro station, meaning all of its main structure, internal structural beams, slabs and columns are precast, has started assembly in Qingdao, Shandong province, for the coastal city’s metro line 6 due to run by the end of 2024. The first phase of Qingdao Metro Line 6, at 30.47 kilometers long with…

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First fully prefab metro station in Qingdao begins assembly

China’s first fully prefabricated metro station, meaning all of its main structure, internal structural beams, slabs and columns are precast, has started assembly in Qingdao, Shandong province, for the coastal city’s metro line 6 due to run by the end of 2024. The first phase of Qingdao Metro Line 6, at 30.47 kilometers long with…

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Center to focus on transport

The Global Innovation and Knowledge Center for Sustainable Transport will carry out research in strategy and policy to support the development of sustainable transport, the Ministry of Transport said on Thursday. The establishment of the center, which will be set up under the ministry, was announced by President Xi Jinping as he delivered a speech…

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