Guangzhou Metro could stretch all the way to Zhuhai

Guangzhou’s Metro Line 18, which has been under construction since 2017, may be extended 60 kilometers from Zhongshan south, making possible subway rides from Xiangzhou district to downtown in the provincial capital. The Zhuhai Public Resources Trading Center posted a website notice Aug 20 calling for bids on preliminary research. Investigated will be station locations, environmentally…

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China reports 735 mln railway trips during summer travel rush

A high-speed train runs on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link after departing from Shenzhen North Railway Station in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, on May 11, 2018. [Photo/IC] BEIJING — More Chinese traveled by rail during the just-concluded summer travel rush, the latest data from the national railway operator showed. A total of 735…

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Guangzhou-Zhanjiang Railway approved for construction

The construction of the high-speed railway from Guangzhou to Zhanjiang has been recently approved by China Railway Group and the Guangdong Provincial Government. Preliminary design work is being carried out and the project is expected to start construction as soon as possibly within the year. The estimated investment of the project is 99.80 billion yuan…

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Xi’an Metro provides better services for passengers

Xi’an Metro Line 4 has been offering a “different temperatures on the same train” special service since Aug 19. Passengers can choose carriages with a suitable temperature for them to take. Xi’an Metro launches a service allowing passengers to pick a metro train’s carriage by its temperature. On the same metro train, the strong cold…

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Railway bridge for Beijing-Xiongan high-speed train rotated

Aerial photo taken on Aug 27, 2019 shows a swivel railway bridge of Beijing-Xiongan intercity high-speed railway after being rotated to its targeted position across the Tianjin-Baoding high-speed railway in Xiongan New Area, North China’s Hebei province. [Photo/Xinhua] A railway bridge weighing 8,900 metric tons and measuring 78 meters long was rotated to its targeted…

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Underwater tunnel innovation platform established in China

An academic exchange and technology innovation platform for underwater tunnel construction is launched on Aug 24, 2019. [Photo/Chinanews.com] BEIJING — China has established an academic exchange and technology innovation platform for underwater tunnel construction, according to Science and Technology Daily on Monday. The country’s underwater tunnel engineering construction has made continuous progress in the amount…

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HK railway gets injunction against interference

Protesters face the riot police during a protest at the Yuen Long MTR station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. The protesters vandalized the station and paralyzed traffic.  The Mass Transit Railway Corp of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced on Friday night that it has obtained an interim injunction from the High Court banning…

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China to have first 5G-covered railway

A high-speed train runs on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link after departing from Shenzhen North Railway Station in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, on May 11, 2018. [Photo/IC] The 141-kilometer Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link will become the first high-speed railway in China to have full 5G network coverage along its entire line, Xinhua…

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Beijing-Caofeidian bullet trains starts operation

Summary:Aerial photo taken on Aug. 21, 2019 shows the D6622 train leaves Caofeidian East Railway Station for Beijing Sou… Aerial photo taken on Aug. 21, 2019 shows the D6622 train leaves Caofeidian East Railway Station for Beijing South Railway Station in Tangshan City, north China’s Hebei Province. Bullet trains running between Beijing and Caofeidian, with…

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