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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…
BANGLADESH Railway (BR) started work on the Padma Rail Link project on July 3 after signing a $US 2.6bn loan with Chinese Exim Bank for the project on April 27.
TALGO, Spain, has awarded a Yuan 60m ($US 8.9m) contract to CRRC Sifang to supply train infotainment systems and the two companies have signed a 10-year strategic cooperation agreement whereby…
JOURNEY times between the Pearl River Delta and the western part of China’s Guangdong province were shortened significantly on July 1 with the opening of a new 200km/h line from…
A memorandum of understanding on the construction of a rail link between Tibet and Nepal was signed in Beijing on June 21 by China’s president, Mr Xi Jinping, and Nepalese…
SHENZHEN Airport has awarded the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS) joint venture a Yuan 453m ($US 69.9m) contract to install a Bombardier Innovia automated peoplemover (APM) 300 system.
CHINA Railways Corporation (CRC) achieved a 53% increase in pre-tax profit to Yuan 60.8bn ($US 9.5bn) in 2017 compared with 2016, while the profit after tax soared by 69% to…
China’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative is promising to restore the ancient Silk Road trading route and provide significant regional economic development. Kevin Smith examines the political and financial challenges…
With construction officially completed and testing underway, Hong Kong is eagerly awaiting the opening of its underground high-speed rail link to China’s national high-speed network in the third quarter of…
CHINA’s top economic planner the National Development and Reform Commission has approved construction of an 825km railway linking Hotan and Ruoqiang in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
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