Traffic safety ensured for festival trips

Passengers line up to check in at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, Jan 28, 2021. [Photo by Feng Yongbin/chinadaily.com.cn] Public security authorities step up investigations of hidden dangers Public security authorities have taken multiple measures to ensure traffic safety during the Spring Festival travel rush and crack down on related violations, the Ministry…

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Fruits of partnership lie ahead for Africa

Aerial photo shows the Mazeras Bridge of the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway in Kenya, May 12, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] In early January, China unveiled a new white paper on international development cooperation in which Beijing has articulated a vision to engender more inclusive, quality and sustainable development in the world. China’s foreign aid will now be…

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Train carries anti-virus supplies to Poland

A China-Europe freight train loaded with anti-epidemic supplies departs from Yiwu, Zhejiang province, for Malaszewicze, Poland, on Monday, marking this year’s first service carrying protective materials from China to Europe. GONG XIANMING/FOR CHINA DAILY A China-Europe freight train loaded with anti-epidemic supplies that left Yiwu, Zhejiang province, for Malaszewicze in Poland on Monday is this…

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Line sweepers keep northwest railways on track

Maintenance workers for the China Railway Lanzhou Group on the Dunhuang Railway line in Gansu province on Jan 12. DU ZHEYU/XINHUA   LANZHOU-While most people are still asleep, 24-year-old Song Weiying has already begun his work day as a “sand fighter” in the Kumtag Desert in Northwest China. Also dubbed a “terracotta warrior” or “scavenger,”…

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Guangdong to speed up intercity rail development

An aerial photo taken on Aug 13, 2020, shows a view of Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province. [Photo/Xinhua] Guangdong province, an economic powerhouse in South China, will accelerate development of the intercity railway network in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to help boost the local economy, Governor Ma Xingrui said. “We will begin construction…

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Beijing subway stations standardize English translations

Passengers get off at Hujialou Subway Station in Beijing, April 2, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Beijing has adopted a new set of English translation methods for the capital’s rail transit stations, Beijing Daily reported. The English translations have been used in the new Beijing rail transit lines map released in late 2020, and will gradually be put…

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Railway group to offer free train ticket cancellation

A bullet train is seen in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, March 20, 2018. [Photo/VCG] Passengers who bought train tickets before Thursday can get their tickets refunded for free – that’s the latest policy announced by the China State Railway Group to help people cancel their trips amid escalating epidemic control pressure. Starting Thursday, passengers can get…

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