China-Europe train traffic soars

Customs officers inspect a China-Europe freight train. [Photo by Zhou Shichao/For chinadaily.com.cn] The total number of China-Europe freight train trips operated by a multimodal transport center in Qingdao, Shandong province, soared — up 36.3 percent year-on-year to 620 from January to October — playing a significant role in stabilizing supply chains and foreign trade, Customs…

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Freight volume grows on China-Laos Railway

A China-Laos freight train arrives at the Chengdu international railway port on May 10, 2022. [Photo/VCG] Freight volume transported via the China-Laos Railway surpassed 10 million metric tons on Monday, about a month before its first anniversary. The number of categories of goods has increased from about 100 when it opened to about 1,200, according…

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Region adopts intelligent transport to construct modern metropolis

Beijing is revving up efforts to develop rail transit and build a comprehensive, green, safe and intelligent urban transportation system to become a modern international metropolis. Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012, Beijing has alleviated its urban traffic congestion and facilitated travel by adhering to the “people-centered” development…

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Skywalk in nature reserve made for monkeying about

A skywalk corridor for monkeys is under construction above an expressway in Chongzuo, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. CHINA DAILY A skywalk corridor for monkeys above an expressway in the mountains of Chongzuo, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, was recently completed to preserve the animals’ access to their habitat. The expressway passes through the Encheng National Nature…

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China rail-sea intermodal trains complete 7,000 trade corridor trips

A rail-sea cargo freight loaded with imported goods is to leave Qinzhou railway station in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region for Chongqing municipality. [Photo by Chen Lei/for chinadaily.com.cn] CHONGQING– A cargo train carrying containers of goods, including paper pulp, quartz sand, and ceramics, arrived in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on Saturday, marking the completion of the…

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Building a transportation network that’s powering dual circulation

The high-speed railway line linking Huzhou and Hangzhou in East China's Zhejiang province went into full operation on Sept 22, 2022. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] In an interview after the closing of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Saturday, Li Shaojie, an engineer of the Third Engineering Co Ltd of…

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Delegate a witness to China’s railway development

Liu Xiaoyun has been working for 27 years at the railway station in Dalian, Liaoning province, and has witnessed China's railway development firsthand. [Photo by Sui Feng/for chinadaily.com.cn] Liu Xiaoyun, a delegate to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, said she will do her best to contribute to the development of…

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REITs boost economic growth, revitalize development

An aerial view of a train running along railway line 11 in Shanghai in August 2020. Local governments in the Yangtze River Delta region leveraged infrastructure-related REITs products when looking for new paths to revitalize their existing assets. [Photo/XINHUA] Infrastructure real estate investment trusts (REITs), which have been rolled out in China for more than…

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Shanxi’s growth potential to shoot up with bullet trains

High-speed railway plans and new expressways connect province with cities across the nation With construction beginning on a new high-speed railway, Shanxi province is to have another channel of rapid link to its neighboring provinces and municipalities. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Xiong’an-Xinzhou High-Speed Railway was held in the township of Shizui in the central…

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