China-built Egyptian railway opens to traffic

After more than a year of construction, the 10th of Ramadan railway, which was built with the participation of China Railway No 5 Engineering Group, successfully opened to traffic on July 3. The 10th of Ramadan railway project is the first electrified railway in Egypt using Chinese technology and equipment, and is built to Chinese…

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CRCC subsidiary full steam ahead on transportation project

With recent COVID-19 resurgences coming under better control nationwide, State-owned builders are stepping up efforts in infrastructure, a move outlined in the nation’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), to shore up livelihoods and the economy. With the first box girder of the Wuyi section of the Shanghai-Chongqing-Chengdu high-speed railway readied recently, construction of the railway, a…

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Route through scenic areas puts nation on travel fast track

CHONGQING-With a new section launched on Monday, a high-speed railway line that passes through the area best known for the Three Gorges Reservoir has become fully operational in China. With a total length of 1,068 kilometers, the high-speed railway links Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality and Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province in the north of the…

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Chongqing-Europe train is a milestone

A freight train loaded with 100 extra-large containers of electronic products, auto parts and general merchandise, departed from Chongqing International Logistics Hub Park on Thursday morning for Duisburg, Germany. It is the 10,000th freight train from Chongqing to carry goods on the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe International Railway. “I am proud to witness and carry out the mission.…

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Speed ramped up on Beijing-Wuhan line

The speed of a major high-speed rail line in China has increased from Monday, cutting travel time between Beijing and a number of major cities in the south. Bullet trains can now operate at a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour along the line linking Beijing and Wuhan, Hubei province, up from the previous…

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Century-old Fengtai station opens anew

Unique design in remodeling turns rail terminal in capital into multilevel hub The reopening of a remodeled railway station on Monday in Beijing has not only attracted a great deal of attention because of its innovative designs, but also because it bears witness to a century of railway development. After four years of reconstruction, the…

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Hotan-Ruoqiang railway to complete loop line

A new railway is opening on Thursday in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, forming the world’s first railway loop circling a desert, national railway operator China State Railway Group said on Wednesday. The 825-kilometer line, linking the city of Hotan with the county of Ruoqiang in the Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture, is on the…

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