High-speed railway firm to list on Shanghai market

China Daily :Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway Co Ltd, the operator of the country’s most lucrative rail route, said in a file on Tuesday evening that company shares will be listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Thursday. The company submitted its prospectus on Oct 22. Twenty-three days later, on Nov 14, it received IPO approval from…

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Migrants’ holiday travel getting safer

Visible only by moonlight and the odd stray light along the way, the street was mostly empty – little traffic and just an occasional pedestrian. The roar of a motorcycle and cheerful music from a portable speaker suddenly broke the silence. Pan Chunguo, 27-year-old migrant worker, left his dormitory at an electronic factory in Zhaoqing,…

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High-speed rail network adopts e-ticket system

CHINA DAILY: All high-speed railway stations will allow passengers to use electronic tickets as part of the effort to streamline boarding procedures and improve service amid robust traffic during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush, the national railway operator said on Thursday. “So far, high-speed and intercity railway stations nationwide have adopted the e-ticket service, in…

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High-speed train to help beat poverty

Beijing-Zhangjiakou line to bring direct benefits to impoverished rural residents The opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is expected to help with poverty alleviation among impoverished rural residents and counties in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, bringing more opportunities to local industries, particularly with the 2022 Winter Olympics approaching. Zhangjiakou, about 200 kilometers northwest of Beijing and…

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Rail line opens new prospects

Beijing-Zhangjiakou route set to bring direct benefits to impoverished areas The opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is expected to help with poverty alleviation among rural residents and counties in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, bringing more opportunities to boost local industries, particularly with the 2022 Winter Olympics approaching. Zhangjiakou, about 200 kilometers northwest of Beijing and…

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Just off the speedin’ track

New high speed rail links have brought China’s northern regions to within a couple of hours’ travel from the nation’s capital, and there is plenty for tourists to see along the way, Yang Feiyue reports. The recent launch of a high-speed rail service has stirred up the wanderlust of Chinese travellers looking for seasonal thrills.…

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At least 20 high-speed railways expected to open in 2020

The first high-speed rail in Ningxia Hui autonomous region, linking its capital city, Yinchuan to Wuzhong and Zhongwei city, was put into operation on Dec 29. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] At least 20 high-speed railways are expected to start operation in 2020, according to Economic View’s calculation. The Yinchuan-Xi’an high-speed railway is expected to open…

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Inner Mongolia’s first subway line opens

A train arrives at Bayan station of the No 1 metro line in Hohhot, North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Dec 29, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] HOHHOT – North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region opened its first-ever subway line in Hohhot, its capital city, on Sunday. The 21.72-km-long metro line of 20 stations offer service to the…

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