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SHIJIAZHUANG, a city of more than 10 million people and the capital of China’s Hebei province, opened its first metro line on June 14 with the start of trial passenger…
COMMERCIAL operations finally began on the first light rail in the Chinese city of Zhuhai on June 13, more than two-and-a-half years after testing began on the 8.9km east-west line…
DALIAN’s metro network reached 160km on June 7 with the start of trial operation on three newly-completed extensions.
CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has rolled out the first of 40 Citadis low-floor LRVs for Chengdu light rail Line 2.
THE first rail consignment of Volvo S90 cars built in Daqing, China, arrived at a distribution centre in Zeebrugge on May 31, coinciding with a visit by Chinese premier Mr…
TRACKLAYING has reportedly commenced on a 1213km line connecting China’s western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with the neighbouring province of Qinghai.
CHENGDU metro Line 4 almost doubled in length on June 2 with the opening of two Phase 2 extensions, which have a total length of 20.3km.
IRJ at IAF: Two high-speed rail grinding trains are being developed for China by a joint venture of Vossloh and China Railway Construction Corporation subsidiary CRCCE.
THE first six-car train for Chongqing metro Line 5 was delivered by China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) Qingdao Sifang on May 27.
AN intermodal train loaded with 82 ISO tank containers left Korla in northwest China on May 26, representing the latest move in China’s push toward developing a One Belt, One…
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