Shenyang expands rail cargo links with Russia

A container is loaded onto a China-Europe freight train at the Shenyang railway logistics center owned by Liaoning Port Group, a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, in Shenyang, Liaoning province, in July. [Photo by Ning Yong/For China Daily]   With China-Europe freight train service witnessing steady growth in the first half of the year, the…

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Railway trips continue growth pattern in June

China’s railway passenger trips registered stable growth in June — a sign of recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak amid continuous efforts to contain the epidemic — according to the country’s railway operator. A total of 166 million rail passenger trips were made last month, and average daily passenger trips were 5.53 million, up 9.4 percent…

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China plans more maglev lines

Move to further boost regional connectivity and high-end equipment manufacturing China will add up to nine magnetic levitation railroads of over 1,000 kilometers in total length into its service network in the long term to boost regional connectivity and high-end equipment manufacturing, local governments said. They will be composed of a tourist railway line in…

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China-Laos railway progresses steadily

Work on the China-Laos railway, a strategic project under the Belt and Road Initiative, is progressing steadily with work on Vientiane station commencing on Friday in the Laotian capital, despite COVID-19 challenges. The 14,543-square-meter station is the largest of the 20 newly-built stations under the China-Laos railway project, which seeks to make Laos a land-linked…

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Bridge linking two cities over Yangtze opens

Span expected to help ease traffic for travelers from Nantong to Shanghai A grand bridge over the Yangtze River serving cars and trains began operations on Wednesday in Nantong, Jiangsu province, and is expected to greatly promote the integration of the Yangtze River Delta and bolster the economy of one of China’s most developed regions,…

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