Argentina celebrates railway line revamp

Argentine President Mauricio Macri highlighted Friday the benefit to the country brought by the modernization of the Belgrano Cargas train line, an initiative that has the support from China. Macri directed the inauguration ceremony of the first 700 km of renewed railway tracks of the Belgrano Cargas train in the town of Joaquin V. Gonzalez…

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Trial Run of Songjiang Tram Phase II Starts

Songjiang Tram, as an important part of the “Four Network Combination” in Songjiang District, started the operation of “First Line” since the end of 2018, has received extensive attention from Songjiang citizens. Till now, Songjiang Tram Phase I has been running safely for more than 140 days, and the average daily passenger flow is about…

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China sees fast growth in urban rail transit

Passengers taking the subway line 4 in Xi’an, capital city of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province during its trial operation on Dec. 26, 2018.  BEIJING, April 4 (Xinhua) — A total of 35 Chinese cities (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) had rail-based transit systems in operation by the end of 2018, according to the China…

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Qingdao debuts high-speed maglev train prototype

China rolled off the production line a prototype magnetic-levitation train with a designed maximum speed of 600 kilometers per hour in Qingdao on Thursday, filling the gap in travel speed between aviation and high-speed rail passenger transport in the country, according to its manufacturer. Launched in July 2016, the train is designed and manufactured in…

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