Century-old Fengtai station opens anew

Unique design in remodeling turns rail terminal in capital into multilevel hub The reopening of a remodeled railway station on Monday in Beijing has not only attracted a great deal of attention because of its innovative designs, but also because it bears witness to a century of railway development. After four years of reconstruction, the…

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Hotan-Ruoqiang railway to complete loop line

A new railway is opening on Thursday in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, forming the world’s first railway loop circling a desert, national railway operator China State Railway Group said on Wednesday. The 825-kilometer line, linking the city of Hotan with the county of Ruoqiang in the Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture, is on the…

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Green BRI to push global low-carbon drive

China will mount consistent efforts to tap the potential of a green Belt and Road Initiative in helping drive the transition to a global low-carbon economy, said Zhao Yingmin, the vice-minister of ecology and environment. He made the remark at a forum about the BRI held on Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual general…

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Transport sees glorious decade

Nation invested over 7 trillion yuan in railway construction between 2012, 2021 China’s transport sector has registered significant growth in the past decade, with expanding transport and logistics networks serving increasingly more people and freight, and connecting with the world via much improved high-quality services, officials said on Friday. “In the past 10 years, China’s…

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Railway freight transportation remains strong

Growth remained robust for freight transportation via railway in China last month, the national railway operator China State Railway Group said. A record 340 million metric tons of cargo was shipped by rail in May, a year-on-year increase of 6.6 percent, the group said. The railway network aims to increase capacity to ensure unimpeded logistics.…

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China’s rail freight volume hits new high in May

BEIJING — China’s rail cargo volume, a key indicator of economic activities, rose 6.6 percent year-on-year and hit a new record high in May, data from the China State Railway Group Co Ltd showed. A total of 340 million metric tons of cargo were transported through China’s railway network last month, up 21.1 million tons…

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Legacy for the future

China is building on its longstanding cooperation to help drive Africa’s green transformation When you travel through the Kenyan city of Mombasa, all of a sudden, a green oasis reveals itself. After passing blocks of run-down buildings and visible poverty, you enter a brand-new world. It is the Mombasa railway station, end station of the…

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Chinese maker delivers 1st of 400 subway cars for Chicago

CRRC Sifang America Inc, an Illinois-based subsidiary of China Railway Rolling Stock Corp, announced it has started delivery of subway cars to Chicago, marking a breakthrough for the country’s high-end rail transit products operating in the United States. The company sent the first of its 400 subway cars to its client-the Chicago Transit Authority-earlier this…

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China’s rail-freight volume refreshes single-month record in May

BEIJING — China’s rail-cargo volume, a key indicator of economic activity, rose 6.6 percent year-on-year to a record high in May, as the country further smooths logistics to underpin the economy amid COVID-19 control, according to data issued by the China State Railway Group Co Ltd on Wednesday. A total of 340 million tons of…

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