Xingguo to redefine maglev trains

China's first permanent magnet maglev rail transit project completes tests on the line's "red track" on Tuesday in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province. The manufacture of China’s first permanent maglev suspension train Xingguo reached completion on Tuesday in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province. The Xingguo train does not rely on rubber wheels for load-bearing runs. Instead, it uses attraction…

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CR24 speeds up Jiangxi-Fujian rail

A test train runs on the Qingliu-Quanzhou rail section of the Xingguo-Quanzhou Railway. The project is built to facilitate trips between Fujian and Jiangxi provinces. [Photo by LIN TAO/FOR CHINA DAILY] Passenger and freight railway services between inland Jiangxi province and coastal Fujian province will be more convenient, as the railway between Qingliu station, Jiangxi,…

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Interview: Chinese-built modern railway plays key role in promoting Kenya’s economic growth, says official

Philip Jamuhuri Mainga, managing director of state-owned enterprise Kenya Railways Corporation, speaks during an interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, July 28, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Lin) NAIROBI, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) — The Chinese-built Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has played an important role in boosting Kenya’s economic growth, a senior Kenyan official told Xinhua…

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Freight volume, transport investment back to normal

The Ministry of Transport said on Thursday that national freight volumes, transport investment and express deliveries returned to normal levels in the first half of this year. According to latest figures from the ministry, commercial freight volume for the first six months totaled 24.3 billion tons, down by 2.2 percent year-on-year. That gap narrowed in…

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Commuting efficiency in urban Beijing placed under scrutiny

Series of measures announced to ease travelers’ woes Commuting costs in megacities have been increasingly in the spotlight in recent years. These metropolises typically boast a wealth of government policy resources, public welfare services and individual career opportunities. In Beijing last year, people living in central urban areas of the Chinese capital spent 51 minutes…

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Reforms helping keep SOEs in good shape

China’s centrally administered State-owned enterprises have completed over 95 percent of the measures outlined in the country’s three-year action plan (2020-22) for SOE reforms by the end of June, the country’s top State-owned assets regulator said on Friday. The three-year action plan is designed to implement measures outlined by the 19th National Congress of the…

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