First fully prefab metro station in Qingdao begins assembly

China’s first fully prefabricated metro station, meaning all of its main structure, internal structural beams, slabs and columns are precast, has started assembly in Qingdao, Shandong province, for the coastal city’s metro line 6 due to run by the end of 2024. The first phase of Qingdao Metro Line 6, at 30.47 kilometers long with…

Details

First China-Europe freight train with CIIE goods arrives in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – On Friday morning, the first “Jinbo” China-Europe freight train arrived in Shanghai, marking the first time for exhibits of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) to be sent by the freight train to the municipality. A total of 35 containers with goods weighing about 460 tonnes were first concentrated from Hamburg and Duisburg…

Details

Center to focus on transport

The Global Innovation and Knowledge Center for Sustainable Transport will carry out research in strategy and policy to support the development of sustainable transport, the Ministry of Transport said on Thursday. The establishment of the center, which will be set up under the ministry, was announced by President Xi Jinping as he delivered a speech…

Details

Hamburg welcomes first ‘Shanghai Express’ train

The first China-Europe freight train from Shanghai was greeted in the German port city of Hamburg on Tuesday by Chinese and German officials and business partners in a boost to bilateral trade relations. From garment to glassware, furniture, solar panels, auto parts and precision instruments, the train dubbed the “Shanghai Express” carried 50 containers of…

Details

Rail links strengthens China-Germany ties

The first China-Europe freight train from Shanghai was welcomed by Chinese and German officials and business partners in the German port city of Hamburg on Tuesday, and hailed as a boost to bilateral trade ties. Carrying 50 containers of goods, including garments, solar panels, auto parts and precision instruments, the so-called Shanghai Express travelled more than 10,000 kilometers, through the Alataw…

Details

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.…

Details

China-Mongolia border port handles 8,000 China-Europe freight trains

HOHHOT — Erenhot, the largest land port on the China-Mongolia border, has logged 8,000 China-Europe freight trains since the cross-border railway service via this port was launched in 2013, according to the local railway authorities. The 8,000th train passing through the port has departed from Putian city in East China’s Fujian province for Malaszewicze in…

Details

China-Laos train undergoes dynamic test

A bullet train started its dynamic test run along the China-Laos railway’s Lao section on Wednesday, another milestone in the journey to the railway’s opening. The test run is between Vientiane and Boten in Laos, said China Railway International, a subsidiary of China State Railway Group. Dynamic tests are an important part of vetting before…

Details

China-Laos train undergoes dynamic test

A bullet train started its dynamic test run along the China-Laos railway’s Lao section on Wednesday, another milestone in the journey to the railway’s opening. The test run is between Vientiane and Boten in Laos, said China Railway International, a subsidiary of China State Railway Group. Dynamic tests are an important part of vetting before…

Details

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…

Details