China’s rail-sea intermodal trains to make over 9,000 trips in 2023

This aerial photo taken on May 11, 2023 shows an automatic container terminal of Qinzhou Port and a railway container distribution center in Qinzhou City, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin) NANNING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — China’s rail-sea intermodal trains are expected to make over 9,000 trips along the New International Land-Sea Trade…

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Xiangyang company develops technology to support high-speed rails

A model of Kunlun, one of the world’s only two mobile bridge building machines that are able to both transport and erect 40-meter box girders, is displayed at the equipment factory of Hanjiang Heavy Industry in Xiangyang, Hubei province on last Tuesday. [Photo by Wang Qingyun/chinadaily.com.cn] The rapid development of China’s high speed railway industry…

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China’s rail-sea intermodal trains to make over 9,000 trips in 2023

A train, loaded with goods from ASEAN countries, departs from a railway container distribution center in Qinzhou city, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, May 11, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] NANNING — China’s rail-sea intermodal trains are expected to make over 9,000 trips along the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor this year, according to a press conference…

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Regional high-speed railway celebrates 15 years

An attendant distributes commemorative brochures to passengers on the Beijing-Tianjin intercity high-speed railway, which celebrated its 15th anniversary on Tuesday. TONG YU/CHINA NEWS SERVICE Bullet train driver Zhang Yan has witnessed not only the evolution of the Beijing-Tianjin High-Speed Railway over the past decade and a half, but also the country’s rapid development. “Fifteen years ago,…

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Rail services running at full steam halfway through summer

A train attendant interacts with passengers aboard the train D887 on July 16, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] With half the summer season over, more than 400 million passenger trips have been made across China’s railway network, according to the national railway operator China State Railway Group. The 2023 summer season started on July 1 and will end on…

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China-Europe freight train trips reach 10,000 in 2023

A freight train departs from Yiwu West Railway Station in Yiwu, East China’s Zhejiang province, March 9, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] HANGZHOU — A China-Europe freight train departed from the city of Yiwu in East China’s Zhejiang province on last Saturday morning for Madrid, Spain, marking the 10,000th trip of China-Europe freight trains this year. Loaded with…

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Growing transport channels raise city’s trade profile

An international freight train departs from the Chengdu International Railway Port. [Photo provided to China Daily] Thousands of years ago, specialties from the Sichuan region such as Shu brocade, lacquerware and tea were sold along the ancient Silk Road to Central Asia, Western Asia and Europe. Today, via the “modern Silk Road” — a transportation…

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Desert rail loop brings tourists, prosperity

A group of students and their teacher go on a study trip by train along the Hotan-Ruoqiang railway in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in May. [Photo/Xinhua] Transport mode, key infrastructure propel Xinjiang onto accelerated development track URUMQI — As student Abdulrehim Abduleli traveled toward the hometown of his childhood role model, he was…

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Summer railway travel increases significantly year on year

Passenger travel via railways with the China Railway Guangzhou Group increased dramatically in the first 10 days of the summer travel rush. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Passenger travel via railways with the China Railway Guangzhou Group increased dramatically in the first 10 days of the summer travel rush, according to the railway operator. More than…

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