China’s high-speed rail extends up to 45,000 km

A high-speed train departs from Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Tuesday morning, heading east for the coastal city of Shanwei. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] China’s high-speed railway network has extended up to 45,000 kilometers by the end of last year, with the nation’s overall railway system reaching 159,000 km, according to China State Railway Group on…

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Honduras plans dry canal to link oceans

Honduras plans to embark on an ambitious $20 billion project to connect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans through a dry canal, linking its ports by rail. The stretch of land that separates the Pacific from the Atlantic in Honduras is about 300 kilometers long. The canal could give strong economic impetus to Honduras and other…

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Qingdao train technicians teach school kids in Indonesia

Designers from CRRC Sifang share their thoughts on high-speed trains on the Jakarta-Bandung High-speed Railway in Indonesia on Tuesday. CHINA DAILY Technicians from CRRC Sifang Co, a subsidiary of China’s rail giant China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, visited a middle school in Bandung, Indonesia, on Tuesday and taught a lesson on high-speed trains to the students.…

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BRI paves path to global prosperity

Guests invited to the inauguration of the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway take selfies at Halim Station in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Oct 2. The bullet train, which is part of a Belt and Road project, reduces travel time between the two cities to just 45 minutes from three hours. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP The impressive facts and…

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Indonesia launches Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (center) delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the launch of the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway at Halim Station in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday. ACHMAD IBRAHIM/AP Indonesian President Joko Widodo officially launched on Monday the operation of Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway, one of the key Belt and Road Initiative projects…

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Hot News! The schedule for the six major exciting events of Rail+Metro Asia 2023, the grand gathering of railway and urban rail in Asia, is released!

The long-anticipated Rail+Metro Asia 2023 is set to unveil its grand opening from October 19th to 21st in the beautiful capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Below is the freshly released schedule for the Rail+Metro Asia Summit and the six co-located diverse and colorful events!   Rail+Metro Asia 2023 is organized by the Council for the Promotion…

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