Beijing launches a tourism train

Beijing launches a tourism train covering Huairou and Miyun districts. [Photo by Yang Feiyue/China Daily] A tourism train covering Beijing’s northeastern Huairou and Miyun districts has begun running since July 15. The rain uses the S5 rail that connects various scenic spots in the capital, including Yanxi Lake, Hongluo Temple, Yunmeng Mountain, Wtown and the…

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Heyuan launches first inter-city trains

Heyuan in South China’s Guangdong province launched its first inter-city trains to Shenzhen and Guangzhou when the national new railway operating plan was put into effect on July 10. The trains, which only take over two hours, can not only facilitate passengers’ travel to the province’s biggest cities, but also further reduce the traffic congestion…

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New high-speed railway links Lijiang and Guilin

The D3942 bullet train departed from Lijiang, Southwest China’s Yunnan province on July 10, heading on a journey of about 1,500 kilometers to Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, marking the launch of a new high-speed railway route. The train from Lijiang to Guilin passes through tourist cities such as Dali, Chuxiong, Kunming, Baise, and Nanning.…

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Chinese railroad workers played part in Canadian Confederation

A Canadian Pacific Railway freight train travel between Lake Louise and Banff within Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, file photo. [Photo/IC] While Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of the country’s Confederation in 1867, few Canadians may know of the contributions to national unity made by Chinese railroad workers, who helped build the Canadian Pacific Railway…

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New rail plan adds 58 links to Hong Kong

The Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is seen in this photo taken on Aug 21, 2018. [Photo by Guo Rong/chinadaily.com.cn] China implemented a new railway operating plan on Wednesday that links an additional 58 stations on high-speed lines on the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong, the national railway operator said. China State Railway Group said…

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Over 9,000 detained for disrupting railway transport

Chinese railway police gave more than 9,000 people administrative detention for interrupting railway transport in the first half of this year. The punishment was imposed on passengers forcibly taking others’ seats, drunken troublemakers, ticket evaders and those intentionally stopping trains from leaving for personal gain, said the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) at a press…

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Sichuan-Tibet railway progress picks up steam

The building of the Sichuan-Tibet railway is picking up steam, with construction work on nine new stations on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section in the Tibet autonomous region to begin soon, according to railway authorities. The Office of the Leading Group of Railway Construction and Operation in Lhasa, Tibet’s regional capital, said last week that the nine…

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