Cross-sea bridge starts load tests

Rail builders work on tracks of the Fuzhou-Pingtan railway at Fuzhou South Railway Station in Fuzhou, Fujian province, on Wednesday. HU PENG/FOR CHINA DAILY China’s first cross-sea bridge accommodating both vehicles and railway traffic-the longest of its type in the country-has started its static load tests and is expected to open to traffic by the…

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The last section of track for the Beijing-Xiong’an Intercity Railway is laid on Monday. The high-speed railway is set to start operating all the way to the Xiong’an New Area in Hebei province by year’s end. It is expected to shorten the travel time to one hour from the current two hours, according to China Railway Beijing Group. XING GUANGLI/XINHUA Track laying for a high-speed railway linking Beijing and Xiong’an New Area in neighboring Hebei province was completed on Monday, marking a countdown to the full operation of the line, according to the local railway operator. Scheduled for operation by the end of this year, the Beijing-Xiong’an high-speed intercity railway will shorten travel time between the two places from the current two hours to one hour, said China Railway Beijing Group. The railway, which stops in downtown Beijing, Beijing Daxing International Airport and Xiong’an, will improve the high-speed railway network in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the company said, adding that it will play a significant role in facilitating the coordinated development of the region and supporting the construction of the Xiong’an New Area.

The last section of track for the Beijing-Xiong’an Intercity Railway is laid on Monday. The high-speed railway is set to start operating all the way to the Xiong’an New Area in Hebei province by year’s end. It is expected to shorten the travel time to one hour from the current two hours, according to China…

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Student applies learning to practical training

Zhang Yadong is an engineering freshman from Zhoukou, a city in Central China’s Henan province. During the last semester, as he had to stay at home for online classes, he bought the necessary materials and parts to build a miniature railway in the yard of his home. As a report by China Central Television shows,…

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Online tech ‘connecting’ State firms

China Communications Construction employees undertake construction work at port city Colombo in Sri Lanka in June. [Photo/XINHUA] Companies using livestreaming and other solutions for tangible progress in global ventures As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact travel agencies, airlines and shipping companies, centrally administrated State-owned enterprises have begun to announce progress on their overseas construction…

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PSBC, Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway among new additions to MSCI Emerging Markets Index

The MSCI logo. [Photo/Agencies] Postal Savings Bank of China, Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and Russia’s search engine Yandex will be the three largest additions to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index measured by full company market capitalization, according to global index provider MSCI on Wednesday. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is designed to represent performance of the…

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Country struggling to manage emissions

Lines of cars are pictured on Guomao Bridge in Beijing, on Dec 8, 2019. [Photo/VCG] Diesel-powered automobiles continue to significantly contribute to pollution With the increasing number of automotive vehicles, the country is confronted with an increasingly urgent task to ramp up governance on mobile engine emissions, especially as diesel-powered vehicles have become an even…

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Railroad network to boost economic ties with ASEAN

The first international freight train from the Yangtze River Delta region to ASEAN gets ready for its departure from Haian, Jiangsu province, to Vietnam in May this year. [Photo by Xu Congjun/For China Daily] With the Association of Southeast Asian Nations increasingly becoming China’s key trading partner and construction of the China-Laos railway seeing notable…

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