Underwater tunnel innovation platform established in China

An academic exchange and technology innovation platform for underwater tunnel construction is launched on Aug 24, 2019. [Photo/Chinanews.com] BEIJING — China has established an academic exchange and technology innovation platform for underwater tunnel construction, according to Science and Technology Daily on Monday. The country’s underwater tunnel engineering construction has made continuous progress in the amount…

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HK railway gets injunction against interference

Protesters face the riot police during a protest at the Yuen Long MTR station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. The protesters vandalized the station and paralyzed traffic.  The Mass Transit Railway Corp of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced on Friday night that it has obtained an interim injunction from the High Court banning…

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China to have first 5G-covered railway

A high-speed train runs on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link after departing from Shenzhen North Railway Station in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, on May 11, 2018. [Photo/IC] The 141-kilometer Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link will become the first high-speed railway in China to have full 5G network coverage along its entire line, Xinhua…

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Beijing-Caofeidian bullet trains starts operation

Summary:Aerial photo taken on Aug. 21, 2019 shows the D6622 train leaves Caofeidian East Railway Station for Beijing Sou… Aerial photo taken on Aug. 21, 2019 shows the D6622 train leaves Caofeidian East Railway Station for Beijing South Railway Station in Tangshan City, north China’s Hebei Province. Bullet trains running between Beijing and Caofeidian, with…

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Construction company banks on technology to boost fortunes

China Communications Construction First Highway Engineering Co Ltd surveyors work on tunnel in the east Tianshan mountain, as part of the Kumul G575 highway in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Photo provided to China Daily] A leading construction company has said it will contribute more to high-quality infrastructure development by speeding up technology innovation and…

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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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