China’s land port sees 1,100 China-Europe freight trains this year

A China-Europe Railway Express freight train passes through China’s largest land border port of Manzhouli in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Tuesday. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] HOHHOT – Manzhouli, the largest land port on the China-Russia border, has seen 1,100 China-Europe freight trains so far this year, marking an 11 percent increase year on…

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Transport projects to get more funding

By WANG KEJU | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2020-05-20 09:00    A self-driving taxi is seen in Changsha, capital of Hunan province. [Photo by Yang Huafeng/China News Service] Ministry pledges to push exploration, application of self-driving technology China will inject more funds into transportation infrastructure and push forward the development of self-driving technology to build…

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High-tech infrastructure projects on the horizon

A batch of industrial clusters with hundreds of billions of yuan in investments will be built in China, Economic Information Daily reported on Thursday. In May, some local governments published roadmaps on infrastructure construction investments focusing on 5G, artificial intelligence and industrial internet. In Guangzhou, 16 new digital infrastructure constructions have signed contracts on Monday…

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Foreign firms upbeat on high-tech zone prospects

At 2 pm on May 1, two planes from Seoul landed at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. Disembarking were 136 South Korean technicians and supply representatives-the first batch of foreigners to return to Wuhan, Hubei province, to resume work since the novel coronavirus outbreak began late last year. After completing screening procedures at the airport, including…

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Track-laying work begins for major railway in Xinjiang

URUMQI — Track-laying work has begun for a major railway project in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. The Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway spans more than 825 km, with a designed speed of 120 km per hour. It is located within Hotan prefecture and the Mongolian autonomous prefecture of Bayingolin. It will form part of the third…

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Special train bringing migrants to farming land

A special train carrying migrant workers arrived on Wednesday morning at the Qianfeng Farm on the Sanjiang Plain, a major rice growing area in Heilongjiang province. Qiang Ying, who rents 40 hectares of rice farmland, picked up 10 workers from the train and brought them to her farm. “Last year, thanks to the those migrant…

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China-Europe freight rail service hits monthly record high in April

China-Europe freight rail service has hit a monthly record high in April as it plays a bigger role in maintaining the global supply chain amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the country’s top railway operator on Saturday. Freight trips between China and Europe witnessed a record high last month, said China State Railway Group,…

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7.37m travelers take trains on 1st day of May Day holiday

BEIJING – Millions of travelers jumped on trains Friday, the first day of the five-day May Day holiday in China, for gatherings or sightseeing, the railway operator said Saturday. A total of 7,394 trains were in operation, carrying 7.37 million travelers, a record daily high since the Lunar New Year, according to the China State…

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Important Notice | The 15th International Rail Transit Exhibition (Rail+Metro China), and the China International Railway Conference (CIRC) 2020 will be Postponed to Take Place September 2nd – 3rd 2020

Dear exhibitors, visitors and partners: As we enter April, the outbreak of the novel Corona Virus is widespread throughout the world, with multiple focal points. As a leading international metropolis, Shanghai has a great responsibility to prevent its further spread. The 15th International Rail Transit Exhibition, also known as Rail+Metro China 2020, and the China International…

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