Heavy investment made linking Zhuhai east and west

Seventeen major transport projects costing 7.1 billion yuan ($1 billion) are underway this year to further connect the city’s east and west wings, ease downtown traffic, and facilitate pedestrian street crossings. For instance, the main and feeder lines for the Xianghai Bridge between Meihua and Xinfengwei interchanges will open by 2020 and the other sections…

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Changchun-Tianjin sea-railway transport system debuts

The first train of the Changchun-Tianjin sea-railway combined transportation service departed from the Changchun Xinglong railway port in Changchun, capital of Northeast China’s Jilin province, for Tianjin in North China on July 22. The train will travel more than 1,000 kilometers carrying 100 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) of cargo and is scheduled to arrive at…

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On the express route to country’s logistics leader

A freight train of the Zhengzhou-Europe Express Railway travels across the Mongolian grassland. [Photo/China Daily] Landlocked province has taken advantage of its central location to become a major player in foreign trade via efficient transportation links Editor’s Note: As the People’s Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary on Oct 1, China Daily…

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Chinese train echelon departs for Intl Army Games 2019 in Russia

Participants from the People’s Republic of China compete in a relay race incorporating an obstacle course for air assault units with small arms during the Airborne Platoon contest at the 2018 International Army Games in Pskov Region, Russia, on Aug 7, 2018. [Photo/IC] BEIJING — A train echelon of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA)…

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Beijing launches a tourism train

Beijing launches a tourism train covering Huairou and Miyun districts. [Photo by Yang Feiyue/China Daily] A tourism train covering Beijing’s northeastern Huairou and Miyun districts has begun running since July 15. The rain uses the S5 rail that connects various scenic spots in the capital, including Yanxi Lake, Hongluo Temple, Yunmeng Mountain, Wtown and the…

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With Chinese trains rolling, Cuba starts revamping railway system

A train made up entirely by Chinese wagons departs from Havana Central Railway Station in Havana, capital of Cuba, on July 13, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] HAVANA – The first train made up entirely by Chinese wagons began a 14-hour, 835-km journey between Havana and Santiago de Cuba, the second-largest city on the island. This convoy has…

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Heyuan launches first inter-city trains

Heyuan in South China’s Guangdong province launched its first inter-city trains to Shenzhen and Guangzhou when the national new railway operating plan was put into effect on July 10. The trains, which only take over two hours, can not only facilitate passengers’ travel to the province’s biggest cities, but also further reduce the traffic congestion…

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New high-speed railway links Lijiang and Guilin

The D3942 bullet train departed from Lijiang, Southwest China’s Yunnan province on July 10, heading on a journey of about 1,500 kilometers to Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, marking the launch of a new high-speed railway route. The train from Lijiang to Guilin passes through tourist cities such as Dali, Chuxiong, Kunming, Baise, and Nanning.…

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