Tech keeps bullet trains running in Xinjiang deserts

URUMQI-Railway maintenance worker Yu Guorong was once afraid of the wind. For more than 30 years, he has battled winds in the Gobi Desert in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to ensure the safety of railway lines. Nowadays, Yu gets along better with his invisible enemy thanks to technology and windbreaks adopted for a…

Chongqing’s rail equipment industry goes global

A new rail vehicle developed by Chongqing Changke Track Vehicle Co in Liangjiang New Area finished track testing on Oct 20. Unlike most trains, it is China’s first railway vehicle that can seamlessly transit between urban and suburban railways. One week later, news came that Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co will establish a new branch – Chongqing CRRC Times…

China-Laos Railway demonstrates spirit of community with shared future, says Chinese envoy

The China-Laos Railway is not only a key project of China-Laos cooperation, but also a key hub of the regional transport network, which is of great significance to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation between China and Laos, and regional connectivity, Chinese Ambassador to Laos Jiang Zaidong said. by Zhang Jianhua, Chanthaphaphone Mixayboua VIENTIANE, Nov. 26 (Xinhua)…

China’s railways reflect country’s changes

On a high-speed train in late October going between Tianjin and Suzhou, I was reminded of how much rail travel has changed in China. During that journey I sat on a comfortable seat, my laptop placed on a fold-out table while I proceeded with my latest article. Before arriving on time at Suzhou, I forwarded…

China begins construction of Serbia portion of railway linked to Hungary

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (2nd R), Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto (1st R) and Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Chen Bo (2nd L) attend a ceremony marking the start of construction work on a new section of the Belgrade-Budapest railway in Serbia in Novi Sad, Serbia, Nov 22, 2021. Construction began on…

International freight lines open new horizons for Jilin

In the first nine months of this year, inbound and outbound China-Europe freight trains on the Changchun-Manzhouli-Europe International Rail Freight Line carried 7,398 standard-sized shipping containers, up 8.6 percent year-on-year, according to the Changchun International Land Port Development. Import and export goods were valued at around 2.4 billion yuan ($375.6 million), a 3.4 percentage point…

Nanning-Yulin high-speed railway under construction

Workers produce a box girder at the construction site of the high-speed railway linking Nanning and Yulin of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 18, 2021. With a designed speed of 350 km per hour, the Nanning-Yulin high-speed railway is a crucial part of the high-speed railway linking Nanning of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region…

Building China’s impressive high-speed rail

High-speed rail (HSR) is an important indicator of the modernization of a country’s transportation and a significant reflection of its level of industrialization. Despite developing HSR more than four decades later than some developed countries, thanks to the CPC’s leadership and the strengths of its system that efficiently pools national resources to achieve extraordinary feats,…

Luohu plans two high-speed railway hubs

SHENZHEN Railway Station in Luohu District and Luohu North Railway Station will be built into high-speed railway hubs, according to the Shenzhen Municipal Transport Bureau recently. Shenzhen Railway Station will be connected with Ganzhou-Shenzhen and Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed railways. And Luohu North Railway Station will become a transport hub integrating the future Shenzhen-Shenshan High-speed Railway, the…