Xi’s vision sets course for Tibet’s development

Region has witnessed transformations in seven decades since peaceful liberation The vision set out by President Xi Jinping on the governance of the Tibet autonomous region has been instrumental in the region’s phenomenal transformation, and it will continue to chart the course for the region’s ethnic unity, lasting stability and high-quality growth, said observers and…

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Market forces to boost freight trains’ economic importance

A China-Europe freight train departs from Xi’an, Shaanxi province, for Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Aug 11. [Photo by Yuan Jingzhi/For China Daily] China-Europe Railway Express freight service providers should leverage more market forces to further enhance industrial ecology in order to make the most out of rapidly growing China-Europe railway freight capacity and contribute more to the…

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Chinese mainland reports 13 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

A staff member cleans and disinfects the waiting room at the Yangzhou Railway Station in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, Aug 6, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]   BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 13 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday. Among the local cases, six…

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Hefty tunneling machine ready for Italian railway project

China Railway Engineering Equipment Group announced that a recor-setting tunnel-boring machine is ready to be delivered to Italy for use in the Napoli-Bari High-Speed Railway. It is the largest machine of its kind to be exported to Europe from China. The diameter of the machine, built at the company’s Tianjin branch in the Dongjiang Bonded…

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Trams for 2022 Winter Games set for testing

A tram on rails for visitors attending the 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Taizicheng Resort — located in the Chongli district of Zhangjiakou, North China’s Hebei province — is expected to make its debut in the next two months and start running regularly in December, according to the resort operator, Sinobo Group. Chongli, which is…

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‘Sound camera’ helps make rail lines quieter

Technology developed in China has helped improve noise control along the nation’s railway lines, including its world-leading high-speed network, making trips more comfortable for passengers and bringing quieter lives to people living near the lines. A national engineering laboratory in Tianjin is the base of the world’s largest and most advanced sound source identification system…

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Xinjiang expressways surpass 6,000 km

The overall length of expressways in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has exceeded 6,000 kilometers, according to the region’s transport authority. “The construction of expressways has been speeded up in our region this year. With some of the projects being completed, the expressways in Xinjiang have topped 6,000 km in length, forming a more convenient…

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China-Europe freight train service resumes from flood-hit Zhengzhou

ZHENGZHOU — China-Europe freight trains that depart from the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou have resumed operations after the city was hit hard by floods triggered by torrential rain. On Sunday, a freight train loaded with electronic components, auto parts and other goods departed Zhengzhou for Belgium’s Liege via the border port of Erenhot in…

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East China’s Jinan sees rising freight train trips in H1

JINAN – The number of “Qilu” China-Europe freight trains that depart from the eastern Chinese city of Jinan for Europe and Central Asia saw growing trips in the first half of this year, local authorities said Friday. The “Qilu” China-Europe freight trains saw 378 trips in the period, up 35.5 percent year-on-year, the information office…

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China continues transport shift to railways to curb pollution

China has made marked progress in shifting more freight transport from road to railways, as the country forges ahead to enhance management over diesel-powered trucks, a major contributor of air pollutants. Following continuous growth since 2017, the freight amount transported via railway in the country in 2020 reached about 4.5 billion metric tons, sad Liu…

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