New railway operating plan to launch on July 1

A new railway operating plan will be implemented starting July 1, which will boost China’s passenger transport capacity, according to China’s railway operator on Thursday. Under the new plan, a few rail lines will be put into operation to further optimize the country’s railway network and significantly enhance regional transportation capacity, said China State Railway…

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Korean Peninsula peace process suffers setback

The demolition of the joint liaison office for inter-Korean talks by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Tuesday is a severe setback to the Korean Peninsula peace process. The DPRK claimed the demolition of the office was in response to defectors spreading anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border through balloons. But it appears the…

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Expert: Beijing’s outbreak controlled

Few passengers wait at the Beijing Railway Station on Thursday. Since the new outbreak in the city started on June 11, virus control measures have been implemented that include community access restrictions, requiring people to take nucleic acid tests and enacting new travel curbs and rules. ZOU HONG/CHINA DAILY   The recent outbreak of COVID-19…

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Chinese train maker help maintain railway cars in Argentina

0 QINGDAO, June 11 (Xinhua) — CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, a major manufacturer of railway cars in China, will provide maintenance services for Argentina’s 709 intercity train carriages, the company announced Thursday. CRRC Sifang signed an online agreement with Argentina’s state-owned rail company, Sociedad Operadora Ferroviaria Sociedad del Estado (SOFSE), on the cooperation of…

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WADA vice-president Yang says doping fight is on way back to normal

Yang Yang (right) takes the high-speed train G8811 from Beijing North Railway Station to Taizicheng Railway Station on Dec 30, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING – World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Yang Yang said the global fight against doping is striving to go back to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic eases in some places. Suspension of sporting…

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Construction starts for railway west of Shanghai

The construction of the Shanghai section of the Husuhu Railway, which links Shanghai, Suzhou of Jiangsu province and Huzhou of Zhejiang province, began on Friday, marking a step forward to enhance the Yangtze River Delta integration. Six stations are expected to be set up along the 163.8-kilometer route, along with an additional station planned for…

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CTCE overseas projects focus on safety, efficiency

China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group employees conduct construction work at the Padma Bridge Rail Link Project in Bangladesh. [Photo/FU GAOFENG FOR CHINA DAILY] While battling the COVID-19 pandemic, China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group, a 70-year-old State-owned enterprise with comprehensive construction capabilities, has smoothly and safely continued its construction work on overseas projects, helping host countries…

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