Fund to boost industrial restructuring

Workers of CRRC Tangshan Co Ltd check the status of a China-standard EMU train at a production line in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province. [Photo/Xinhua] Manufacturing investment will expedite efforts to move up the ladder China’s new manufacturing fund will provide impetus for the nation’s industrial restructuring, and help it better pursue high-quality growth, experts said. The…

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High-speed development, faster human connection

A bullet train pulls into Shenyang North Railway Station on Dec 29, 2018. [Photo/IC] China has experienced tremendous development since the founding of the People’s Republic 70 years ago. Among all the tools and projects implemented to transform the country in such a short time, one in particular deserves special attention: connection. Plenty of efforts…

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Fund to give new impetus to upgrade

A drilling platform designed for polar regions is completed in Yantai, Shandong province. It is supposed to work in Norway’s offshore areas. [Photo by Tang Ke/for China Daily] China has set up the second phase of its national advanced manufacturing investment fund, with a size of 50 billion yuan ($7.12 billion), in order to inject…

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Facial recognition tech to be applied at subways

A passenger on the Xiju station of Subway Line 14 in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] The Beijing subway system will apply facial recognition technology to passenger security checks to improve transport efficiency, a senior official from the Beijing transport authority said on Tuesday. A new security check system will be established soon to divide passengers into groups,…

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Rail line to link Tianjin, Beijing’s new airport

A C2701 train is ready to depart from Beijing West Railway Station to Beijing Daxing International Airport, Sept 26, 2019. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/chinadaily.com.cn] Construction will begin on an intercity railway linking Tianjin with Beijing Daxing International Airport by the end of this year, Beijing Daily reported. The rail line is expected to open in…

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Beijing subway to use facial recognition technology

A security check sign at a subway station entrance in Beijing, March 3, 2019. [Photo/VCG] Beijing subway will use facial recognition technology to classify passengers to help guards take different security check measures, according to a top official of the city’s rail traffic control. Zhan Minghui, director of Beijing Rail Traffic Control Center, delivered a…

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China sees steady railway cargo growth in Jan-Sept

A railway container center in the Sichuan-Pilot Free Trade Zone in Chengdu. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING – China’s railway network registered steady growth in cargo transport in the first three quarters of the year, data from the China State Railway Group Co Ltd showed. The country’s State-operated railways handled over 3.15 billion tons of cargo in the…

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Automatic high-speed railway to open soon

Staff members of China Railway Seventh Group Co Ltd check a bullet train at a maintenance station in Changping District of Beijing, Oct 7, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] The Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is expected to go into operation by the end of the year, enabling people to take the automatic trains to go skiing, a senior railway…

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Green-colored Fuxing train debuts in NE China

A green-colored high-speed train C1553 known as the “green giant” debuted at Changchun Railway Station in Changchun, capital of Northeast China’s Jilin province, on Oct 22. Rail officials said it was the train’s first time operating in Northeast China and it traveled from Changchun to the province’s Songyuan city. The train, with a top speed…

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