China Railway Construction to ramp up infrastructure in Africa

More projects by the SOE in pipeline to improve local livelihoods amid COVID With sport stadiums, highways and other projects completed and being operated in Papua New Guinea, Qatar and the Federated States of Micronesia in the third quarter, China Railway Construction Corp Ltd, a centrally-administered State-owned enterprise, is planning projects in Africa to help…

China-Laos railway set to boost commercial relations with ASEAN

The anticipated full opening by the end of this year of the China-Laos railway-an important part of the trans-Asian railway network-will significantly stimulate both trade volume and people-to-people exchanges between China and Southeast Asia in the coming years, said its investors and operators on Wednesday. They made the comments after China Railway Group Ltd, the…

Chinese border railway port boosts coal imports amid power shortage

HARBIN – A railway port on the China-Russia border has boosted coal imports to meet the rising demand from power producers and heating suppliers in North China. The railway port of Suifenhe, in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, saw 36,600 tons of coal imported from Russia during the National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7.…

Museum freezes East Africa’s railway history

From colonial past to modern projects, stories of the locomotive roll onward Sitting at the heart of Nairobi’s central business district, the Nairobi Railway Museum could be considered as one of Kenya’s best gems hidden in plain sight. Tucked away on Station Road at Nairobi Railway Station’s northwest end, the little known museum is a…

China sees 83.5m railway passenger trips during National Day holiday

BEIJING — Passenger trips on Chinese railways topped 83.5 million during the weeklong National Day holiday which ended Thursday, said the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. Railway authorities have coordinated COVID-19 control measures and transport services to cope with the travel rush. Authorities had earlier estimated some 127 million railway passenger trips during the…

Ready to roll, through the cold

Easternmost high-speed rail line will also offer 5G coverage, winterized facilities. Luo Wangshu reports. Bullet train conductor Yan Meicheng has become a star among family and friends after being selected to serve on a new high-speed railway line connecting Mudanjiang and Jiamusi in Heilongjiang province. Before the new line opened for business, Yan and her…