Railway linking Daxing airport debuts

Passengers board a train from Beijing West Railway Station to Beijing Daxing International Airport on Thursday. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/China Daily] Line features trains that can cover the 48 kilometer route in 30 minutes The Beijing West Railway Station-Beijing Daxing International Airport section of the intercity railway linking Beijing with Xiongan New Area was put…

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China-Europe freight train carries railway construction material to Serbia

A freight train loaded with materials and parts for railway construction left Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province for Serbia , Sept. 24, 2019.(Photo provided to Xinhua) A freight train loaded with materials and parts for railway construction left Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province for Serbia Tuesday morning, opening a new freight…

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China to roll out comprehensive transport system by 2035

China’s first self-developed 160 kilometer-an-hour magnetic levitation train, made by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd, undergoes a test in Hunan province. [Photo by Liang Chao/For China Daily] China is expected to build a comprehensive modern transport system by 2035, according to the country’s transport authority. The transport system will provide strong support for major national…

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HK govt and city’s rail operator strongly condemn violence and vandalism

Hong Kong’s city view. [Photo/IC] A Hong Kong government spokesman strongly condemned radical protesters’ violent and vandalistic acts in Tuen Mun and other districts on Saturday. Following the conclusion of a procession in Tuen Mun, New Territories, earlier on Saturday, the protesters carriedout violent and vandalistic acts in various places in the district. They blocked…

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China’s railway investment remains stable in Jan-Aug

A bullet train pulls into Shenyang North Railway Station on Dec 29, 2018. [Photo/IC] BEIJING – China’s railway investment maintained generally stable in the first eight months of this year, according to official data. Fixed-asset investment in railways totaled 449.6 billion yuan ($63.6 billion) in the January-August period, basically equal to the same period of…

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Train services partially resumed one day after derailment in Hong Kong

MTR Corp staff examine rail tracks near Hung Hom Station after a running train derailed on Sept 17, 2019. [Photo/China Daily] HONG KONG – Train services connecting Hong Kong’s Hung Hom with neighboring Shenzhen on the mainland were partially resumed on Wednesday, a day after a train derailment left eight passengers injured. After overnight repair…

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China’s railway trips hit record high in August

People get ready to board train home during the traditional Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday in Beijing. [Photo/IC] BEIJING – Passenger trips on Chinese railways hit a monthly record high in August amid the summer travel rush, official data showed. A total of 370.85 million railway trips were made last month, up 9.8 percent year…

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China sees 105 m tourists during Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

A passenger boards a bullet train at Nanjing Railway Station in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu province, Sept 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING — A total of 105 million Chinese tourists traveled around the country during this year’s three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday which started Friday, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Sunday. The figure represented a…

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