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Rail freight traffic between China and Europe has grown rapidly since China introduced a range of measures, including subsidies, to make rail more attractive to shippers. David Briginshaw reports from…
CHINA’s top economic planning authority, the National Development and Reform Commission approved the third phase of the Suzhou metro network on August 14, authorising the construction of four lines totalling…
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) shaved five minutes off the Beijing - Tianjin journey time on August 8 with the restoration of 350km/h operation on the 117km high-speed line between the…
THE United States Congress is moving towards a one-year ban on the use of federal funding for the purchase rolling stock from Chinese government-owned or subsidised companies, according to Mr…
CHINA marked a decade of high-speed rail development on August 1, when celebrations were held to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of the country’s first railway designed for…
HYPERLOOP Transportation Technologies (TT) has announced plans to launch a Chinese entity and begin work on China’s first hyperloop, starting with a commercial agreement with Tongren Transportation and Tourism Investment…
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group announced on July 18 that it has taken delivery of the city’s 5000th metro car.
CHINA’s top economic planning authority, the National Development and Reform Commission has approved the construction of the western section of a high-speed line linking Baotou, the second-largest city in Inner…
The rapid expansion of China’s high-speed rail network has gone hand-in-hand with the development of the Chinese Train Control System (CTCS). Dr Mo Zhisong, director of the signalling division at…
BANGLADESH Railway (BR) started work on the Padma Rail Link project on July 3 after signing a $US 2.6bn loan with Chinese Exim Bank for the project on April 27.
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