Chongqing facilitates QR code tickets for metro and light rail

CHONGQING – Passengers no longer have to pay cash for a ticket when taking the light rail in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality, as the city has been promoting QR code tickets since this year, according to local authorities. Chongqing City Transportation Development and Investment Group Co., Ltd. said the mountainous city, known for its hot…

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New airport train ticket prices set

Staff members monitor the new subway line on a test run to Beijing Daxing International Airport on the second floor underground of the terminal hall. [Photo by Zhang Wenfang/chinadaily.com.cn] Tickets for the subway connecting downtown Beijing with the newly built Daxing International Airport will be priced 10 yuan ($1.42) – 35 yuan depending on travel…

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Train tickets on sale for upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

A bullet train pulls into Shenyang North Railway Station on Dec 29, 2018. [Photo/IC] Passengers can begin booking train tickets for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival holiday starting Thursday, Economic View reported. The national holiday for the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of China’s most-celebrated traditional festivals, runs from Sep 13 to 15 this year. Tickets can be…

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Henan section of Zhengzhou-Wanzhou High-speed Railway commissioned

A high-speed inspection train stops at Zhengzhou East railway station. [Photo by Nanyang Daily] The track of the Henan section of a high-speed railway running from Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, to Wanzhou in Southwest China’s Chongqing has been completely laid out. The police in the railway station to guarantee the commissioning. [Photo by Nanyang…

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Xiamen-Central Asia freight rail service extends to Vietnam

Central Asia freight train received its first batch of cargo from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam on Aug 9, making the country another customer of the combined international sea-railway transportation network. On Aug 12 the transit cargo from Vietnam will be delivered to Kazakhstan. In all the freight train via Xiamen will take 10…

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5G to reach Guizhou’s major urban areas next year

A worker from the China Tower Guizhou branch maintains a 5G station. [Photo/Xinhua] According to the Guizhou Telecommunication Administration, 5G commercial trial service will be launched in 2019. By 2020, the construction of a 5G network covering major urban areas of all cities and prefectures in Guizhou will be completed, and 5G commercial service will…

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company to launch China branch this month

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc, speaks during an unveiling event for the Boring Company Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, South of Los Angeles, California, on Dec 18, 2018. [Photo/VCG] LOS ANGELES – Elon Musk’s the Boring Company will launch its China branch later this month, Musk has confirmed on Twitter.…

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Female drivers for high-speed trains

A total of 15 female drivers have begun training for driving high-speed trains along the Yangtze River Delta. The drivers will receive about one month of training at the Nanjing unit of the China Railway Shanghai Group Co. Ltd. in Nanjing, capital of eastern China’s Jiangsu province. The training will include physical exercises and skill…

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Qinghai-Tibet Railway to welcome female engine drivers

File photo: the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. [Photo/IC] XINING — A group of female engine drivers, who will become the first such group on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, have graduated and begun internships, according to railway authorities. China Railway Qinghai-Tibet Group Co., Ltd. selected and launched a training program for 24 female drivers at the end of March…

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Guizhou promotes overseas cooperation on rail transit education

Southwest China’s Guizhou province looks to have more overseas students from ASEAN countries to exchange experiences and advanced concepts in rail transit, due to its efforts to promote cooperation in this area. The province’s determination was obvious during the 4th China-ASEAN Rail Transit Education Training Alliance annual meeting. As part of the China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week, the…

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