New railway connecting Shanghai, Nantong to open on Wednesday

A new railway connecting China’s economic hub Shanghai and Nantong in neighboring Jiangsu province is scheduled to start operation on Wednesday, said the country’s railway operator. With a designed speed of 200 kilometers per hour, the rail line will cut travel time between Shanghai and Nantong to about one hour from the current 3.5 hours,…

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New bullet train section connecting Hefei and Huzhou opens tomorrow

New bullet train section connecting Hefei and Huzhou opens tomorrow By Wang Keju | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-06-27 15:51 The new section of high-speed railway route linking Hefei, capital of East China’s Anhui province, and Huzhou in East China’s Zhejiang province will be put into operation on Sunday. [Photo/fzggw.ah.gov.cn] By Wang Keju | chinadaily.com.cn

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New railway operating plan to launch on July 1

A new railway operating plan will be implemented starting July 1, which will boost China’s passenger transport capacity, according to China’s railway operator on Thursday. Under the new plan, a few rail lines will be put into operation to further optimize the country’s railway network and significantly enhance regional transportation capacity, said China State Railway…

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Korean Peninsula peace process suffers setback

The demolition of the joint liaison office for inter-Korean talks by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Tuesday is a severe setback to the Korean Peninsula peace process. The DPRK claimed the demolition of the office was in response to defectors spreading anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border through balloons. But it appears the…

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Expert: Beijing’s outbreak controlled

Few passengers wait at the Beijing Railway Station on Thursday. Since the new outbreak in the city started on June 11, virus control measures have been implemented that include community access restrictions, requiring people to take nucleic acid tests and enacting new travel curbs and rules. ZOU HONG/CHINA DAILY   The recent outbreak of COVID-19…

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Chinese train maker help maintain railway cars in Argentina

0 QINGDAO, June 11 (Xinhua) — CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, a major manufacturer of railway cars in China, will provide maintenance services for Argentina’s 709 intercity train carriages, the company announced Thursday. CRRC Sifang signed an online agreement with Argentina’s state-owned rail company, Sociedad Operadora Ferroviaria Sociedad del Estado (SOFSE), on the cooperation of…

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WADA vice-president Yang says doping fight is on way back to normal

Yang Yang (right) takes the high-speed train G8811 from Beijing North Railway Station to Taizicheng Railway Station on Dec 30, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING – World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Yang Yang said the global fight against doping is striving to go back to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic eases in some places. Suspension of sporting…

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